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
9 101
10 127
11 97
12 131

Essex High School is a public high school of the Essex County Public Schools located in Tappahannock, VA. It has 456 students in grades 9th through 12th. Essex High School is the 275th largest public high school in Virginia and the 11,495th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.0 to 1.

Total Students: 456
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.91
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,495th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 275th out of 337
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 45th out of 335
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 261st out of 335

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Essex High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 239
(52%)
239
(52%)
 Female 217
(48%)
217
(48%)

Essex High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 217
(48%)
217
(48%)
 White 184
(40%)
184
(40%)
 Two or More 30
(7%)
30
(7%)
 Hispanic 20
(4%)
20
(4%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Essex High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 216
(47%)
216
(47%)
 Not Eligible 202
(44%)
202
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(8%)
38
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Essex High School is ranked 206th out of 326 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Essex High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.7%) is significantly 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.

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
2013 472
2014 476
2015 456

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
2013 13.4
2014 12.2
2015 12

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
2013 0.66313559322034
2014 0.57352941176471
2015 0.55701754385965

Compare Essex High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,383.6% 13.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 55.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Essex High School
Tappahannock, VA
Public 09 - 12 456 12:1  
St Margarets School
Tappahannock, VA
Private 08 - 12 127 6:1 2 miles
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Public 09 - 12 357 11.6:1 27 miles
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Private 09 - 12 196 7:1 28 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,769 20.4:1 28 miles
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