Dan River High School



Dan River High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dan River 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
9 172
10 179
11 144
12 157

Dan River High School is a public high school of the Pittsylvania County Public Schools located in Ringgold, VA. It has 652 students in grades 9th through 12th. Dan River High School is the 233rd largest public high school in Virginia and the 8,641st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.2 to 1.

Total Students: 652
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.02

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Dan River High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 331
(51%)
1,371
(48%)
 Male 321
(49%)
1,469
(52%)

Dan River High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 414
(63%)
1,996
(70%)
 Black 218
(33%)
728
(26%)
 Hispanic 14
(2%)
78
(3%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
21
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
10
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Dan River High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 317
(49%)
1,614
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 271
(42%)
1,003
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(10%)
223
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dan River High School is ranked 138th out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dan River High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 32.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Dan River High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 673
2006 665
2007 656
2008 645
2009 654
2010 644
2011 676
2012 652

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.2
2006 16.1
2007 14.5
2008 14.3
2009 14.5
2010 14.8
2011 14.6
2012 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37147102526003
2006 0.41954887218045
2007 0.40853658536585
2008 0.49457364341085
2009 0.49388379204893
2010 0.49844720496894
2011 0.49704142011834
2012 0.5138036809816

Compare Dan River High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 51.4%
 

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Public 09 - 12 652 15.2:1  
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