Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,716
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    172 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 172 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.1 from 172 reviews
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    • High School Sophomore
    • 5
    Food: The school Food is the best because its not fatting.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 5
    Teachers: The teachers at Halifax County High school will go above and beyond for students. They are really helpful and care so much about the students.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: For the most time I enjoyed the time I spent at this school with my friends. I took a few classes that I really liked like Psychology and Yearbook. Some of the teachers are very helpful but a majority of the teachers could careless if you pass or fail. I would not want my kids to go to this school if I was given an option.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Food: The food is average. Most people enjoy most of the food options offered at the school. There are not that many complaints.
    • High School Senior
    • 2
    Administration & Policies: The school administration is more concerned with cell phones and dress code than they are about important things like bullying and problems in the classrooms. The administration takes days to respond to students and parents about problems they may be having and most times they do not offer much help.

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%

Student Diversity

Halifax County High School United States George Washington High School Halifax County Middle School Person High School Rustburg High School Tunstall High School
White 49.0% 51.6% 24.0% 51.0% 52.0% 80.0% 80.0%
African American 46.0% 15.2% 68.0% 44.0% 36.0% 16.0% 14.0%
Hispanic 2.0% 24.5% 3.0% 2.0% 6.0% 1.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.7% 1.0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.6% 2.0% 0% 3.0% 0% 0%

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 17 responses

  • 53% Yes
  • 18% Not sure.
  • 29% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 57% Classes offered
  • 38% Teachers willingness to help.
  • 5% Enough space to get through halls to next class

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 62% Ignorant students
  • 21% Unreasonable rules
  • 17% The dress code

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 15 responses

  • 80% Associate degrees offered
  • 13% Size of school
  • 7% Diversity

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 69% Rural
  • 19% Interesting, busy, and educational
  • 6% Educational, and spread out
  • 6% Unclassy

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 94% You can take college or dual-enrollment classes
  • 6% The dress code is strict

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 6% I love everything about this school.
  • 62% 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.
  • 6% I hate everything about this school.