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
9 190
10 202
11 156
12 137

Dan River High School is a public high school of the Pittsylvania County Public Schools located in Ringgold, VA. It has 685 students in grades 9th through 12th. Dan River High School is the 227th largest public high school in Virginia and the 8,437th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.5 to 1.

Total Students: 685
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.08
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,437th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 227th out of 337
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 167th out of 335
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 235th out of 335

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Dan River High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 371
(54%)
1,512
(52%)
 Female 314
(46%)
1,376
(48%)

Dan River High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 430
(63%)
2,043
(71%)
 Black 236
(34%)
708
(25%)
 Hispanic 14
(2%)
85
(3%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
37
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
10
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Dan River High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 340
(50%)
1,586
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 281
(41%)
1,063
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(9%)
239
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dan River High School is ranked 147th out of 326 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dan River High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.4%) is higher than the state average of 33.8%. 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
2013 663
2014 685
2015 685

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
2013 14.4
2014 15.1
2015 14.5

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
2013 0.53544494720965
2014 0.52700729927007
2015 0.5036496350365

Compare Dan River High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,383.6% 13.8:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 50.4%
 

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