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Honaker High School

Public | 8-12 | 478 students

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Posted October 3, 2008

i love this school. everything about it is just awesome. they are very clean and have an awesome learning enviroment. most kids hate school, but i absolutley love it. i never dread a day of school there. lovely, just lovely!
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 16, 2008

This school really doesnt know how to displine students the right way.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 71% in 2013.

118 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
81%
English: Writing

The state average for English: Writing was 70% in 2013.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
94%
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 88% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 62% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
64%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2013.

125 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
92%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

All Students66%
Female students71%
Male students60%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students66%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities23%
Students without disabilities71%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English66%

English: Writing

All Students63%
Female students75%
Male students49%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students63%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities52%
Students without disabilities65%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English63%

Math

All Students13%
Female students17%
Male students8%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students13%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged14%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities13%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English13%

Science

All Students68%
Female students71%
Male students65%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students68%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities77%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English68%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. Data is not reported when there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Fully Accredited".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Fully Accredited".
  • In 2007-2008, this school was rated "Fully Accredited".

About the tests


Virginia school accreditation ratings reflect student achievement on Standards of Learning (SOL) tests and other assessments in English, history/social science, math and science. The 2009-2010 ratings are based on passing rates on tests taken during the 2008-2009 school year or on overall achievement during the three most recent years. Schools are identified as either Fully Accredited, Accredited with Warning, Conditionally Accredited or Accreditation Denied.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 76% in 2013.

123 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
88%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 76% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
79%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) End-of-Course tests to assess students in reading, writing, math, science and history/social science subjects at the end of each course, regardless of the student's grade level. The SOL End-of-Course tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. High school students must pass at least six SOL End-of-Course tests to graduate. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 76% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
81%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 83% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
84%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 86% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
98%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 83% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
94%
English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 89% in 2013.

105 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
94%
English: Writing

The state average for English: Writing was 87% in 2013.

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
94%
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 77% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
Virginia and United States History

The state average for Virginia and United States History was 86% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
98%
World Geography

The state average for World Geography was 85% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
70%
World History I

The state average for World History I was 84% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
87%
World History II

The state average for World History II was 85% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
70%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) End-of-Course tests to assess students in reading, writing, math, science and history/social science subjects at the end of each course, regardless of the student's grade level. The SOL End-of-Course tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. High school students must pass at least six SOL End-of-Course tests to graduate. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students59%
Female students67%
Male students52%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students59%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilities36%
Students without disabilities62%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English59%

Geometry

All Students86%
Female students91%
Male students82%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students86%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities87%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English86%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) End-of-Course tests to assess students in reading, writing, math, science and history/social science subjects at the end of each course, regardless of the student's grade level. The SOL End-of-Course tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. High school students must pass at least six SOL End-of-Course tests to graduate. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

Algebra II

All Students56%
Female students57%
Male students56%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students56%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities56%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English56%

Biology

All Students76%
Female students78%
Male students74%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students76%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities45%
Students without disabilities80%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English76%

Chemistry

All Students100%
Female students100%
Male students100%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students100%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities100%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English100%

Earth Science

All Students85%
Female students90%
Male students80%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students85%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities64%
Students without disabilities88%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English85%

English: Reading

All Students85%
Female students91%
Male students78%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students85%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities46%
Students without disabilities90%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English85%

English: Writing

All Students80%
Female students85%
Male students75%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students80%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities36%
Students without disabilities85%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English80%

History and Social Science

All Studentsn/a
Female studentsn/a
Male studentsn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Math

All Studentsn/a
Female studentsn/a
Male studentsn/a
Black studentsn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Science

All Studentsn/a
Female studentsn/a
Male studentsn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Virginia and United States History

All Students73%
Female students75%
Male students70%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students72%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities17%
Students without disabilities80%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English73%

World Geography

All Studentsn/a
Female studentsn/a
Male studentsn/a
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

World History I

All Students46%
Female students46%
Male students47%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students46%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities49%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English46%

World History II

All Studentsn/a
Female studentsn/a
Male studentsn/a
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) End-of-Course tests to assess students in reading, writing, math, science and history/social science subjects at the end of each course, regardless of the student's grade level. The SOL End-of-Course tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. High school students must pass at least six SOL End-of-Course tests to graduate. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

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1795 Thompson Creek Rd.
Honaker, VA 24266
Phone: (276) 873-6363

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