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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A-
Richmond Community High School is a highly rated, public school located in Richmond, VA. It has 233 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 67% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.
Address
201 E Brookland Park Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23222
Telephone
(804) 285-1015
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Richmond Community High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
67%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1080
116 responses
Average ACT
23
17 responses
AP Enrollment
100%
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Living in the Area
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B
  2. Good for Families
    B-
  3. Housing
    C+
Area Feel
Median Household Income
$49,232
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$996
National
$949
Median Home Value
$169,198
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
95%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.19 responses
Poll
84%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.19 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 56 responses
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  • Harvest Fest
    23%
  • Minimester
    21%
  • Halloween Parade
    14%
  • Dancing with the Stars Competition
    11%
  • Homecoming
    11%
  • Family
    7%
  • Talent show
    7%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
233
Free or Reduced Lunch
99%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.19 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.19 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.19 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$69,501
Teachers in First/Second Year
18.2%
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.25 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.25 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.25 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$14,119/ year
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.26 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.26 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.26 responses
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Richmond Community High School Reviews

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An okay experience. The ministers are amazing trips where you are able to learn new things and bond with classmates. Since it us a small school, class sizes are small so you get the individual attention you need but drama lingers everywhere and rumors spread quicker than wildfire. The best thing about the school is the teachers because they are so nice and will put effort into challenging you and helping you succeed. The second best thing is the amount of clubs. You would think there are barely any because its a small school but its just the opposite. There are so. many clubs to join and if they don't have yours, you can easily make one!
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Richmond Community has honors & AP courses that come in handy because they provide the extra push, so there will be less stress in college. It has many clubs including: FBLA, robotics, & debate club. There are annual minimester trips that takes place in April or May for a week. Freshmen goes on a camping trip, and sophomores & juniors go on college tours. As a tradition, there's a harvestfest when all teachers' "families" are paired for a dance battle & sports.
Where do I begin? RCHS is an amazing school that offers rigorous academics as well as amazing opportunities for success. Everyone that works at the school from the teachers to the counselors want to see you to well and create chances for you too. I had a great time at RCHS , our minimesters trips to NYC, Charleston, and Chesapeake Camping Trip allowed us to be independent and also learn other cultures and explore new territory. Honestly the best school I have ever gone to!!! Everyone that attended RCHS has excelled in college as well as life and RCHS has a strong family feel where alumni are all connected.