First Colonial High School

7/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
43
Grades
9-12
Students
2,056
Type
Public
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Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Writing
90%
State avg: 83%
English Reading
94%
State avg: 89%
Biology I
92%
State avg: 84%
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College readiness
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AP course participation
32%
State avg: 23%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
60%
State avg: 66%
Equity
Environment
Students
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White
63%
Black
18%
Hispanic
9%
Two or more races
7%
Asian
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
331 :1
State avg: 414 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
6%
State avg: 10%
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43 Reviews
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Neighborhood
1272 Mill Dam Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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