Halifax County Public Schools District

  • MARY BETHUNE OFC COMPLACEEX
  • HALIFAX, VA 24558
  • (434) 476-2171
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate70.5%77.0%
Dropout Rate2.1%2.7%
Per Pupil Spending$9,792$10,960
Students Per Teacher15.817.3
Number of Schools10-
Number of Students6,023-
Number of (FTE) Teachers382-

District Test Scores

SOL - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Reading Test
201087.0%83.0%
200984.0%86.0%
200881.0%84.0%
 
History Test
201094.0%93.0%
200992.0%93.0%
200891.0%93.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201094.0%92.0%
200993.0%89.0%
200889.0%89.0%
 
Science Test
201092.0%91.0%
200992.0%89.0%
200886.0%88.0%
 
Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Reading Test
201091.0%88.0%
200985.0%89.0%
200890.0%88.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201091.0%88.0%
200982.0%86.0%
200884.0%84.0%
 
Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Reading Test
201089.0%90.0%
200986.0%92.0%
200889.0%89.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201095.0%90.0%
200991.0%90.0%
200887.0%88.0%
 
Science Test
201087.0%88.0%
200990.0%88.0%
200886.0%88.0%
 
Writing Test
201088.0%88.0%
200983.0%86.0%
200879.0%87.0%
 
Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Reading Test
201086.0%88.0%
200979.0%86.0%
200885.0%85.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201078.0%77.0%
200972.0%73.0%
200871.0%68.0%
 
Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Reading Test
201084.0%89.0%
200990.0%88.0%
200890.0%86.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201074.0%75.0%
200960.0%71.0%
200864.0%65.0%
 
Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Reading Test
201088.0%90.0%
200989.0%87.0%
200883.0%83.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201078.0%87.0%
200990.0%85.0%
200883.0%83.0%
 
Science Test
201088.0%92.0%
200993.0%90.0%
200892.0%90.0%
 
Writing Test
201094.0%91.0%
200992.0%89.0%
200886.0%87.0%
 
End-of-Course - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Algebra I Test
201095.0%94.0%
200995.0%94.0%
200894.0%93.0%
 
Algebra II Test
201095.0%91.0%
200997.0%91.0%
200892.0%90.0%
 
Biology Test
201084.0%89.0%
200984.0%88.0%
200883.0%88.0%
 
Chemistry Test
201086.0%93.0%
200986.0%93.0%
200886.0%92.0%
 
Earth Science Test
201084.0%88.0%
200979.0%87.0%
200882.0%86.0%
 
Geography Test
201081.0%86.0%
200979.0%86.0%
200875.0%84.0%
 
Geometry Test
201084.0%88.0%
200978.0%87.0%
200891.0%87.0%
 
Reading Test
201091.0%94.0%
200994.0%95.0%
200892.0%94.0%
 
VA & US History Test
201097.0%95.0%
200996.0%95.0%
200894.0%94.0%
 
World History I Test
201085.0%93.0%
200991.0%93.0%
200890.0%91.0%
 
World History II Test
201083.0%92.0%
200991.0%93.0%
200889.0%92.0%
 
Writing Test
201087.0%92.0%
200990.0%92.0%
200891.0%92.0%
 
Source: VA Department of Education 2009-2010

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment6,02315.8
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students307
Kindergarten Students418
1st Grade Students415
2nd Grade Students409
3rd Grade Students414
4th Grade Students447
5th Grade Students434
6th Grade Students466
7th Grade Students435
8th Grade Students461
9th Grade Students459
10th Grade Students466
11th Grade Students469
12th Grade Students399
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native7
Asian or Pacific Islander24
Hispanic139
Black (Non-Hispanic)2,815
White (Non-Hispanic)3,011
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male2,995
Female3,001

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers38215.8
Prekindergarten Teachers22-
Kindergarten Teachers24-
Elementary Teachers130-
Secondary Teachers206-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides183
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors113
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors32
Elementary8
Secondary8
Other16
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians12
Library Support Staff12
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff653
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators10
LEA Administrative Support Staff26
School Administrators21
School Administrative Support Staff43
Student Support Services74
Other Support Services Staff479

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$61,580,000-
Total Local Revenues$16,039,00026.0%
Parent Government Contributions$13,242,00021.5%
Other School Systems$172,0000.3%
School Lunch$1,090,0001.8%
Sale of Property$28,0000.05%
Interest Earnings$5,0000.01%
Miscellaneous$1,502,0002.4%
Total State Revenues$39,921,00064.8%
General Formula Assistance$29,015,00047.1%
Staff Improvement Programs$3,061,0005.0%
Special Education Programs$3,713,0006.0%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$2,734,0004.4%
Bilingual Education Programs$26,0000.04%
Gifted and Talented Programs$180,0000.3%
Vocational Education Programs$519,0000.8%
School Lunch Programs$36,0000.06%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$637,0001.0%
Total Federal Revenues$5,620,0009.1%
Through State - Title I$1,709,0002.8%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$1,468,0002.4%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$513,0000.8%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$52,0000.08%
Through State - Title V, Part A$16,0000.03%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$137,0000.2%
Through State - Bilingual Education$5,0000.01%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$1,665,0002.7%
Through State - Other$55,0000.09%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$59,742,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$36,302,00060.8%
Total Support Services Expenditures$20,602,00034.5%
Student Support$2,272,0003.7%
Instructional Staff Support$1,933,0003.1%
General Administration Support$1,563,0002.5%
School Administration Support$3,029,0004.9%
Operation and Maintenance Support$6,938,00011.3%
Student Transportation Support$4,731,0007.7%
Other Support Services$136,0000.2%
Total Other Expenditures$2,838,0004.8%
Food Services$2,838,0004.6%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 70.5%
Total Diploma Count 330
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 92
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12392.1%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Halifax County Public Schools District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 10
  • Students: 6,023
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 382
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CLAYS MILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1011 Clays Mill School Dr
Scottsburg, VA
Public | PK-5
195 16.3

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CLUSTER SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
7091 Huell Matthews Hwy
Alton, VA
Public | PK-5
702 17.6

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HALIFAX COUNTY CAREER CENTER SCHOOL
315 South Main St
Halifax, VA
Public | Unknown
- -

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HALIFAX COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
High School Circle
South Boston, VA
Public | 9-12
1,793 15.2

3.5 out of 5
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HALIFAX COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
1011 Middle School Circle
South Boston, VA
Public | 6-8
1,362 15.0

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MEADVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1011 Meadville School Loop
Nathalie, VA
Public | PK-5
221 14.7

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SCOTTSBURG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1010 Scottsburg School Trail
Scottsburg, VA
Public | PK-5
312 17.3

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SINAI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1011 Sinai Elementary Dr
Halifax, VA
Public | KG-5
260 14.4

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SOUTH BOSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2320 Parker Ave
South Boston, VA
Public | PK-5
898 18.3

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SYDNOR JENNINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1011 Sydnor Jennings Rd
Nathalie, VA
Public | PK-5
256 14.2

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