James River High Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
Bronze
College Readiness Index
12.4
Math Proficiency
2.8
Reading Proficiency
3.4
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 526 Students
  • 35 Teachers

James River High
9906 SPRINGWOOD RD
BUCHANAN, VA 24066

Phone: (540) 254-1121

District: Botetourt County Public Schools

Overview

At James River High, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at James River High is 17 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 7 percent. James River High is 1 of 2 high schools in the Botetourt County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Bronze

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 526
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 7%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 25%
Full-Time Teachers 35

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 93%
Proficient in Math 78%
College Readiness Index 12.4

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Distant Rural
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 2
Total Students 1,613
Proficient in Reading (district average) 95%
Proficient in Math (district average) 77%
College Readiness (district average) 16.7

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