Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,716
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    157 3.1
  • Ranking

Halifax County High School is a public school in South Boston, Virginia. It has 1,716 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 80% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 157 reviews written and they have been mixed.

High School Circle
South Boston, VA 24592
(434) 572-4977

Ratings and Reviews
3.1 from 157 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: Halifax is a well rounded school with many clubs and organizations. It is great that they offer an Associate's Degree for students that are committed to school work. This school helps students achieve their highest potential.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: School discipline is very important there.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Sports & Fitness: School spirit is very important at this school!
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: FBLA, HOSA, Helping Hands, Spanish and Latin clubs
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: Let's just say, when I graduate I won't be crying much.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
Centerville Christian School Private, Religious
2.00 Halifax County Middle School Public
2.00 South Boston Elementary School Public
2.33 Sinai Elementary School Public
2.33 Clays Mill Elementary School Public
3.00 Scottsburg Elementary School Public
2.66 Cluster Springs Elementary School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.00 Halifax County Middle School 1 mi. 1,345
2.00 Person High School 22 mi. 1,446
2.00 George Washington High School 29 mi. 1,363
2.33 Rustburg High School 39 mi. 888
3.00 Tunstall High School 34 mi. 866

Around Halifax County High School

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

Gender

Gender
Male 51%
Female 48%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 25.6%
Grade 10 27.6%
Grade 11 23.8%
Grade 12 23.0%

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 15 responses

  • 53% Yes
  • 20% Not sure.
  • 27% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 62% Classes offered
  • 38% Teachers willingness to help.

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 63% Ignorant students
  • 21% Unreasonable rules
  • 16% The dress code

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 13 responses

  • 77% Associate degrees offered
  • 15% Size of school
  • 8% Diversity

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 71% Rural
  • 14% Interesting, busy, and educational
  • 7% Educational, and spread out
  • 7% Unclassy

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 93% You can take college or dual-enrollment classes
  • 7% The dress code is strict

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding parent involvement at this school?     Based on 14 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Most parents at this school put too much pressure on their kids
  • Most parents at this school are very involved in their child's education
  • The PTA/PTO (i.e. parent groups) are very committed and have a positive impact on the school environment
  • Most parents at this school care about the success of all students, not just their own
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for school athletic events
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for non-athletic school events
  • The parents at this school have a very positive impact on the school's environment and culture
  • The parents at this school respect the opinions and judgements of teachers and administrators
  • Most parents at this school are really great parents.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 64% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 29% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 7% I hate everything about this school.