PROFICIENCY 82% 5% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
69%NEWPORT NEWS CITY PBLC SCHS
68%Newport News
78%Virginia

Menchville High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "NEWPORT NEWS CITY PBLC SCHS" in Newport News, VA. There are a total of 1,582 students and 99 teachers at Menchville High, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 483 free lunch students and 88 reduced lunch students.

Menchville High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 82.0%, which is 5% higher than the Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1582
Teachers99.49
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch483
Reduced lunch88

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment433
Taking some courses394
Taking some courses (not tests)6
Passing some courses215
Passing no courses171

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Menchville High, there are a total of 433 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 394 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All80%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School80%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All84%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School84%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Menchville High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictVirginiaNational
Caucasian 49.0% 27.0% 52.2% 51.1%
African American 39.1% 53.2% 23.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.6% 2.7% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 5.8% 11.8% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.8% 4.5% 4.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
B.c. Charles Elementary71%0.3Newport News, VA
Willis A. Jenkins Elementary57%0.9Newport News, VA
T. Ryland Sanford Elementary71%1.3Newport News, VA
Richard T. Yates Elementary66%1.5Newport News, VA
Ethel M. Gildersleeve Middle School76%2.3Newport News, VA
Denbigh High78%2.3Newport News, VA
L.f. Palmer Elementary58%2.4Newport News, VA
Hidenwood Elementary56%2.4Newport News, VA
Horace H. Epes Elementary52%2.7Newport News, VA
R.o. Nelson Elementary78%2.8Newport News, VA
Kiln Creek Elementary77%2.9Newport News, VA
Riverside Elementary78%3.4Newport News, VA

Newport News demographics profile

StatisticNewport NewsVirginiaNational
Population181,6068,310,301318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,62919191
Median age32.937.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%57%55%
Speak English89%84%79%
Speak Spanish5%7%13%

Education level achieved in Newport News

IndexNewport NewsVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade85.6%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.8%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college61.4%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.1%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.7%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters9.6%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.7%1.3%
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Source: The Menchville High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.