Halifax County High School



Halifax County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Halifax County 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
9 452
10 436
11 431
12 381

Halifax County High School is a public high school of the Halifax County Public Schools located in South Boston, VA. It has 1,700 students in grades 9th through 12th. Halifax County High School is the 82nd largest public high school in Virginia and the 2,451st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,700
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 132.74

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Halifax County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 857
(50%)
857
(50%)
 Male 843
(50%)
843
(50%)

Halifax County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 851
(50%)
851
(50%)
 Black 789
(46%)
789
(46%)
 Hispanic 47
(3%)
47
(3%)
 Asian 8
(0%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Halifax County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 789
(46%)
789
(46%)
 Not Eligible 737
(43%)
737
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 174
(10%)
174
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Halifax County High School is ranked 12th out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Halifax County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.6%) 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.

Halifax County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1769
2006 1828
2007 1851
2008 1827
2009 1793
2010 1782
2011 1716
2012 1700

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 12.5
2007 15.9
2008 15.7
2009 15.2
2010 16.1
2011 12.6
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44940644431882
2006 0.46827133479212
2007 0.50405186385737
2008 0.52435686918446
2009 0.5398773006135
2010 0.51964085297419
2011 0.53088578088578
2012 0.56647058823529

Compare Halifax County 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
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 56.6%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Halifax County High School
South Boston, VA
Public 09 - 12 1,700 12.8:1  
Carlbrook School
South Boston, VA
Private 09 - 12 112 7:1 13 miles
Person High School
Roxboro, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,395 15:1 23 miles
Roxboro Community School
Roxboro, NC
Public 06 - 12 646 15.4:1 24 miles
Roxboro Christian Academy
Roxboro, NC
Private PK - 12 91 8:1 25 miles
Randolph-Henry High School
Charlotte C H, VA
Public 09 - 12 647 15.2:1 27 miles
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