First Colonial High School



First Colonial High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

First Colonial 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
9 529
10 514
11 481
12 453

First Colonial High School is a public high school of the Va Beach City Public Schools located in Virginia Beach, VA. It has 1,977 students in grades 9th through 12th. First Colonial High School is the 48th largest public high school in Virginia and the 1,664th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,977
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 107.03
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,664th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 48th out of 337
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 316th out of 335
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 88th out of 335

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First Colonial High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 990
(50%)
10,374
(48%)
 Male 987
(50%)
11,017
(52%)

First Colonial High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,241
(63%)
10,986
(51%)
 Black 348
(18%)
5,287
(25%)
 Hispanic 208
(11%)
2,061
(10%)
 Two or More 133
(7%)
1,562
(7%)
 Asian 36
(2%)
1,331
(6%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
68
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
96
(0%)

First Colonial High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,433
(72%)
14,949
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 456
(23%)
4,977
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 88
(4%)
1,465
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

First Colonial High School is ranked 83rd out of 326 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of First Colonial High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 33.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

First Colonial High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2118
2006 2158
2007 2079
2008 2073
2009 2013
2010 2074
2011 2021
2012 1978
2013 2039
2014 2056
2015 1977

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 15.3
2007 17.6
2008 18.4
2009 19.3
2010 19.8
2011 15.8
2012 19.3
2013 19.2
2014 17.5
2015 18.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20679886685552
2006 0.24884151992586
2007 0.18181818181818
2008 0.19054510371442
2009 0.21609538002981
2010 0.20540019286403
2011 0.2904502721425
2012 0.22851365015167
2013 0.26483570377636
2014 0.27626459143969
2015 0.27516439049064

Compare First Colonial High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,383.6% 13.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.5%
 
State Average 33.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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