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Blacksburg High School
  • Public
  • BLACKSBURG, VA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Administration
    grade B
  7. Sports
    grade A+
  8. Food
    grade B
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Blacksburg High School is a top rated, public school located in BLACKSBURG, VA. It has 1,266 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 92% of students are at least proficient in math and 94% in reading.

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Blacksburg High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
94%
Percent Proficient - Math
92%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1310
461 responses
Average ACT
30
88 responses
AP Enrollment
38%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$72,719
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$807
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$230,500
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
91%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 23 responses
Poll
96%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 23 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 61 responses
  • All the sports events
    30%
  • Super senior of the day.
    20%
  • All the charity drives we have at our school.
    15%
  • Homecoming
    15%
  • Spirit Week
    8%
  • Pep rallies
    7%
  • Community service is also competitive here.
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,266
Free or Reduced Lunch
18%
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 28 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 28 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 28 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$52,281
Teachers in First/Second Year
4%
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 31 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 31 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 31 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$11,461 / year
National
$12,239
97%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 32 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 32 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 32 responses

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