Dan River High School in VA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    652
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    48 3.5
  • Ranking

Dan River High School is a public school. It has 652 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 82% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 48 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

100 Dan River Wildcat Cir
Ringgold, VA 24586
(434) 822-7081

Ratings and Reviews
3.5 from 48 reviews
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    • Parent
    • 4
    Health & Safety: I think DRHS is a very safe place, no complaints.
    • Parent
    • 3
    Teachers: There are no real complaints with teaching staff.
    • Parent
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: It could be much better.
    • Parent
    • 3
    Sports & Fitness: There is always room for improvement if allowed.
    • Parent
    • 2
    Extracurriculars: Coaches lack experience! Clubs are pretty good!

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
2.33 Kentuck Elementary School Public
3.00 Dan River Middle School Public
Hope Haven Day School Private, Special Education
2.66 Southside Elementary School Public
White Oak School Private, Special Education
2.33 Glenwood Elementary School Public
2.66 Woodrow Wilson Elementary School Public
Hughes Center for Exceptional Children Private, Special Education
2.00 G.L.H. Johnson Elementary School Public
2.00 Irvin W. Taylor Elementary School Public
2.33 Woodberry Hills Elementary School Public
3.33 Galileo Magnet High School Public, Magnet
2.33 Westwood Middle School Public
Sacred Heart School Private, Religious
2.66 O. Trent Bonner Middle School Public
2.66 Twin Springs Elementary School Public
1.66 J.M. Langston Focus School Public, Alternative
3.00 Chatham Middle School Public
2.00 George Washington High School Public
2.66 Edwin A. Gibson Middle School Public
3.00 Forest Hills Elementary School Public
2.33 Park Avenue Elementary School Public
2.00 Schoolfield Elementary School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 Chatham High School 10 mi. 665
3.00 Tunstall High School 12 mi. 912
2.66 Gretna High School 20 mi. 611
3.00 Altavista High School 31 mi. 733
2.66 William Campbell High School 35 mi. 541

Around Dan River High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 50%
Male 49%

Student Diversity

Dan River High School United States Altavista High School Chatham High School Gretna High School Tunstall High School William Campbell High School
White 63.0% 51.0% 69.0% 67.0% 63.0% 81.0% 63.0%
African American 33.0% 15.0% 24.0% 27.0% 33.0% 13.0% 34.0%
Hispanic 2.0% 25.0% 1.0% 2.0% 1.0% 4.0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 4.0% 0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 30.2%
Grade 10 23.7%
Grade 11 22.3%
Grade 12 23.8%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 67% Yes
  • 17% Not sure.
  • 17% No