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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Goochland High School is a highly rated, public school located in Goochland, VA. It has 826 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 79% of students are at least proficient in math and 92% in reading.
Address
3250A River Road West
Goochland, VA 23063
Telephone
(804) 556-5322
Website

Goochland High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
92%
Percent Proficient - Math
79%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1130
159 responses
Average ACT
25
32 responses
AP Enrollment
25%

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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B
  2. Good for Families
    A
  3. Housing
    A-
Median Household Income
$135,469
National
$55,322
Median Rent
National
$949
Median Home Value
$339,100
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.15 responses
Poll
73%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.15 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 50 responses
Report
  • Plays
    18%
  • Football
    14%
  • Blood Drives
    12%
  • Performing in the marching band
    8%
  • Schedule making
    8%
  • Performing in Dance Recitals
    6%
  • Homecoming
    6%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
826
Free or Reduced Lunch
20%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.14 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.13 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.14 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$47,188
Teachers in First/Second Year
10.2%
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.18 responses
95%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.19 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.19 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
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Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$13,279/ year
National
$12,239
76%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.21 responses
24%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.21 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.21 responses
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There are many academic programs offered to hardworking students that have good grades at Goochland High School.
Blue Ridge Virtual Governor's School, the Advanced College Academy, and SOAR are a few of them.
There are many clubs that bring awareness to numerous subjects.
Project Discovery allows students to have the opportunity to visit colleges and be notified of college open houses.
A mental health club, LGBT club, student government club, FFA, and community service clubs are constantly working to better the students and the environment at this school.
There are many honor societies present at Goochland High School.
The National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, and a math honor society are some of the societies that are currently at the school.
Some of the CTE classes available are as follows:
Nurse Aide, Construction, ROTC, Engineering, Culinary, and Public Safety.
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At Goochland High School, there is a strong sense of school spirit and culture. We are one big family, with our schools tied into our tight-knit community of Goochland. Every Friday night during football season, hundreds of families come out to support our athletics. Goochland High School has many technological resources, including a MacBook Air for every student. As a senior, I am extremely grateful for my guidance counselors and scholarship resources Goochland High School provides for us. Overall, my experience has been a very positive one.
The following sports are available at Goochland High School:
Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Marching Band, Soccer, Track and Field, and Wrestling.
The academic programs available at Goochland High are as follows:
The Advanced College Academy, Blue Ridge Virtual Governor's School, Partnership for the Future, and Soar.
Many of the faculty and staff care about the well being of the students. Whether a student needs someone to talk to, a tutor for a class, or a sponsor for a club, the faculty and staff at Goochland High will go the extra mile to ensure student success.