Altavista High School

904 Bedford Ave, Altavista, VA 24517 | (434) 369-4768
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Student Enrollment: 771
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  • Mailing Address: 904 Bedford Avenue, Altavista, VA 24517
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 771
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 48.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 374 (48.5%)
  • Females: 393 (51.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 56 (7.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 210 (27.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 266 (34.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Altavista High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black20526.6%
Asian30.4%
Hispanic70.9%
White55071.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Altavista High School
  Number Percent
6th Grade11214.5%
7th Grade11314.7%
8th Grade10313.4%
9th Grade11815.3%
10th Grade11114.4%
11th Grade11014.3%
12th Grade10413.5%
Source: VA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Altavista High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on SOL state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • English Reading
  • Geometry
  • Mathematics
  • Reading
  • Science
  • VA & US History
  • World History I
  • World History II
  • Writing

SOL - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Reading Test
201091.0%83.0%88.0%
200985.0%86.0%86.0%
200882.0%86.0%85.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201042.0%45.0%77.0%
200968.0%67.0%73.0%
200865.0%64.0%68.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Reading Test
201089.0%86.0%89.0%
200988.0%88.0%88.0%
200885.0%85.0%86.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201076.0%75.0%75.0%
200979.0%70.0%71.0%
200858.0%62.0%65.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Reading Test
201094.0%90.0%90.0%
200985.0%84.0%87.0%
200881.0%83.0%83.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201083.0%82.0%87.0%
200983.0%79.0%85.0%
200883.0%86.0%83.0%
 
Science Test
201094.0%93.0%92.0%
200991.0%92.0%90.0%
200892.0%90.0%90.0%
 
Writing Test
201094.0%94.0%91.0%
200989.0%88.0%89.0%
200886.0%88.0%87.0%
 

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

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
2010100.0%98.0%94.0%
2009100.0%98.0%94.0%
2008100.0%98.0%93.0%
 
Algebra II Test
201099.0%90.0%91.0%
200997.0%83.0%91.0%
200898.0%91.0%90.0%
 
Biology Test
201097.0%94.0%89.0%
200994.0%94.0%88.0%
200893.0%91.0%88.0%
 
Chemistry Test
201096.0%94.0%93.0%
200997.0%94.0%93.0%
2008100.0%96.0%92.0%
 
Earth Science Test
201094.0%90.0%88.0%
200993.0%88.0%87.0%
200888.0%87.0%86.0%
 
Geometry Test
201096.0%92.0%88.0%
200999.0%89.0%87.0%
200899.0%88.0%87.0%
 
Reading Test
201097.0%98.0%94.0%
200997.0%96.0%95.0%
200899.0%96.0%94.0%
 
VA & US History Test
201095.0%98.0%95.0%
200998.0%97.0%95.0%
200897.0%96.0%94.0%
 
World History I Test
201096.0%96.0%93.0%
200995.0%95.0%93.0%
200890.0%92.0%91.0%
 
World History II Test
2010100.0%99.0%92.0%
200999.0%98.0%93.0%
200898.0%97.0%92.0%
 
Writing Test
201094.0%95.0%92.0%
200997.0%95.0%92.0%
200897.0%95.0%92.0%
 
Source: VA Department of Education 2009-2010

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