Halifax County High School

Unclaimed
2/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
10
Grades
9-12
Students
1,668
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
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Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


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Geometry
74%
State avg: 80%
Writing
72%
State avg: 83%
Biology I
66%
State avg: 84%
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College readiness
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AP course participation
16%
State avg: 23%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
65%
State avg: 66%
Percentage SAT/ACT participation grades 11-12
23%
State avg: 38%
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Students
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White
49%
Black
47%
Hispanic
3%
Two or more races
1%
Asian
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
333 :1
State avg: 414 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
93%
State avg: 90%
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Neighborhood
High School Circle
South Boston, VA 24592
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Last modified: June 28, 2017
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