Powhatan High School



Powhatan High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Powhatan High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 374
10 342
11 349
12 298

Powhatan High School is a public high school of the Powhatan County Public Schools located in Powhatan, VA. It has 1,363 students in grades 9th through 12th. Powhatan High School is the 129th largest public high school in Virginia and the 3,824th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,363
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 106.5

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Powhatan High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 709
(52%)
1,089
(53%)
 Female 654
(48%)
980
(47%)

Powhatan High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,183
(87%)
1,788
(86%)
 Black 99
(7%)
156
(8%)
 Hispanic 39
(3%)
59
(3%)
 Two or More 33
(2%)
52
(3%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
10
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Powhatan High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,181
(87%)
1,767
(85%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 150
(11%)
245
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(2%)
57
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Powhatan High School is ranked 236th out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Powhatan High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 32.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Powhatan High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1313
2006 1342
2007 1384
2008 1433
2009 1419
2010 1441
2011 1417
2012 1363

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 13.8
2007 18.5
2008 18.3
2009 20.1
2010 20.9
2011 14.1
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.091393754760091
2006 0.083457526080477
2007 0.084537572254335
2008 0.094207955338451
2009 0.12966878083157
2010 0.13671061762665
2011 0.13620324629499
2012 0.13352898019076

Compare Powhatan High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.4%
 
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,363 12.8:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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