Essex High School



Essex High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Essex 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
9 134
10 129
11 120
12 107

Essex High School is a public high school of the Essex County Public Schools located in Tappahannock, VA. It has 490 students in grades 9th through 12th. Essex High School is the 267th largest public high school in Virginia and the 10,824th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.3 to 1.

Total Students: 490
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.99

Search for Former EHS Students

Essex High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 256
(52%)
256
(52%)
 Male 234
(48%)
234
(48%)

Essex High School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Black 236
(48%)
236
(48%)
 White 197
(40%)
197
(40%)
 Two or More 28
(6%)
28
(6%)
 Hispanic 24
(5%)
24
(5%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Essex High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 235
(48%)
235
(48%)
 Not Eligible 201
(41%)
201
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(11%)
54
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Essex High School is ranked 171st out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Essex High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.0%) 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.

Essex High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 520
2006 556
2007 569
2008 530
2009 515
2010 497
2011 472
2012 490

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 15.8
2007 18.8
2008 18.2
2009 17
2010 17.6
2011 11.1
2012 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50961538461538
2006 0.41007194244604
2007 0.5079086115993
2008 0.66603773584906
2009 0.52233009708738
2010 0.67203219315895
2011 0.5614406779661
2012 0.58979591836735

Compare Essex High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
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 59.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Essex High School
Tappahannock, VA
Public 09 - 12 490 12.3:1  
Tappahannock Junior Academy
Tappahannock, VA
Private PK - 10 71 14:1 2 miles
St Margarets School
Tappahannock, VA
Private 08 - 12 105 4:1 2 miles
Rappahannock High School
Warsaw, VA
Public 09 - 12 345 13.5:1 8 miles
Washington & Lee High School
Montross, VA
Public 09 - 12 483 9.3:1 13 miles
Central High School
King and Queen C H, VA
Public 08 - 12 262 13.1:1 18 miles
King William High School
King William, VA
Public 09 - 12 646 14.4:1 19 miles
Colonial Beach High School
Colonial Beach, VA
Public 08 - 12 250 14.7:1 24 miles
Middlesex High School
Saluda, VA
Public 09 - 12 355 11:1 27 miles
Christchurch School
Christchurch, VA
Private 09 - 12 226 8:1 28 miles
Leonardtown High School
Leonardtown, MD
Public 09 - 12 1,842 20.3:1 28 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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.

Copyright 2017. High-Schools.com. All Rights Reserved.