James River High School

9906 Springwood Rd, Buchanan, VA 24066 | (540) 254-1121
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 486
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 486
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 22.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 251 (51.6%)
  • Females: 227 (46.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 22 (4.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 70 (14.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 92 (18.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
James River High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.4%
Black112.3%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic71.4%
White45794.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For James River High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade13127.0%
10th Grade12726.1%
11th Grade13127.0%
12th Grade9720.0%
Source: VA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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2 reviews for James River High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 15, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • we are proud that JRHS has been our children's high school. Through the years of having four childern go through this school, we are glad to be part of the JAMES RIVER KNIGHTS!!!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on December 21, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I have two sons who graduated from JRHS and attend college - the curriculum and teachers are outstanding!!

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that James River High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on SOL state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • Geography
  • Geometry
  • Reading
  • VA & US History
  • World History I
  • World History II
  • Writing

SOL - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

End-of-Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201099.0%99.0%94.0%
200993.0%97.0%94.0%
200896.0%96.0%93.0%
 
Algebra II Test
201099.0%96.0%91.0%
200999.0%95.0%91.0%
200896.0%89.0%90.0%
 
Biology Test
201093.0%95.0%89.0%
200995.0%91.0%88.0%
200898.0%93.0%88.0%
 
Chemistry Test
201099.0%94.0%93.0%
200997.0%93.0%93.0%
200893.0%89.0%92.0%
 
Earth Science Test
201098.0%95.0%88.0%
200987.0%91.0%87.0%
200892.0%91.0%86.0%
 
Geography Test
201084.0%79.0%86.0%
200987.0%71.0%86.0%
200878.0%70.0%84.0%
 
Geometry Test
201099.0%94.0%88.0%
200997.0%90.0%87.0%
200896.0%87.0%87.0%
 
Reading Test
201099.0%97.0%94.0%
200998.0%94.0%95.0%
200898.0%95.0%94.0%
 
VA & US History Test
201097.0%97.0%95.0%
200997.0%96.0%95.0%
200896.0%95.0%94.0%
 
World History I Test
2010100.0%98.0%93.0%
2009100.0%96.0%93.0%
2008100.0%96.0%91.0%
 
World History II Test
2010100.0%98.0%92.0%
200999.0%97.0%93.0%
2008100.0%96.0%92.0%
 
Writing Test
201095.0%96.0%92.0%
200995.0%93.0%92.0%
200892.0%91.0%92.0%
 
Source: VA Department of Education 2009-2010

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