Halifax County High School in South Boston, VA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,666
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    207 3.1
  • Ranking

Halifax County High School is a public coed school in South Boston, Virginia. It has 1,666 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 78% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 207 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.1 from 207 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: It's Okay like my rating. Every year have change to me. Just don't want to be involved with them people when I graduate high school next year.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Teachers: The teachers care but at the same time they don't. Some just pass students so they won't have to see them again and I have heard some rumors about it too.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Health & Safety: This school makes a good effort in keeping its students safe. The use of cameras, visitor sign-in, hall passes, and patrolling faculty and staff are a few of the main systems of maintaining safety.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There are a wide variety of extracurricular opportunities at this school. Different clubs dealing with foreign languages and other aspects of career choices (FBLA, FFA, etc.) are offered at this school. These organizations make efforts to create great opportunities for its members.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: The school is a great place to learn and experience different aspects of high school life. I would definitely go back to change the way I approached learning and other aspects of completing high school.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

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

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.33 George Washington High School 30 mi. 1,428
2.33 Rustburg High School 39 mi. 836
3.00 Tunstall High School 34 mi. 932
3.00 Heritage High School 46 mi. 1,016
3.00 Brookville High School 46 mi. 982

Around Halifax County High School

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

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Halifax County High School United States Virginia Brookville High School George Washington High School Heritage High School Rustburg High School Tunstall High School
White 49.0% 51.0% 52.2% 81.0% 22.0% 35.0% 80.0% 81.0%
African American 46.0% 15.0% 23.2% 12.0% 70.0% 53.0% 16.0% 12.0%
Hispanic 2.0% 25.0% 13.1% 0% 4.0% 3.0% 0% 4.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.3% 1.0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 6.3% 2.0% 1.0% 2.0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 4.7% 2.0% 1.0% 4.0% 1.0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 25.3%
Grade 10 27.0%
Grade 11 25.0%
Grade 12 22.7%

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 34 responses

  • 44% Yes
  • 26% Not sure.
  • 29% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 30 responses

  • 49% Classes offered
  • 26% Teachers willingness to help.
  • 13% STEM Acedemy
  • 13% Enough space to get through halls to next class

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 26 responses

  • 57% Ignorant students
  • 19% Unreasonable rules
  • 14% The dress code
  • 10% Lack of discipline and support of teachers

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 28 responses

  • 86% Associate degrees offered
  • 11% Size of school
  • 4% Diversity

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 30 responses

  • 60% Rural
  • 23% Interesting, busy, and educational
  • 10% Educational, and spread out
  • 7% Unclassy

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 96% You can take college or dual-enrollment classes
  • 4% The dress code is strict

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 32 responses

  • 3% I love everything about this school.
  • 69% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 25% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 3% I hate everything about this school.