ESSEX HIGH SCHOOL

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833 HIGH SCHOOL CIRCLE
TAPPAHANNOCK, VA 22560
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Phone: 804-443-4301
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 2
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: High
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Essex Co Public Schools
  • Students/Teacher: 17:1
  • Students/Grade: 100
  • Number Students: 400
  • Number Teachers: 65
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 6629
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 100
  • Principal: Mr Darnell Carter
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (8 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (5 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-10-28
    "One word. Help! Periods to long. Students are struggling with block. Not enough class of choice. Students are not doing well! The list goes on.... Help!"
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-07-28
    "I am a former student. I attended 5-11th and am now 34 (yeah that long ago) Essex has ALWAYS been more about sports,which is ok I guess. And even back then the councellors were only interested in students who didn't really need the help. Essex used to be BIG on their music,evidently not so now. Vocational opportunties back then were shop, I think there may have been one other but it was a loooong time ago..lol..Even back in my day the students and staff were overly dramatic, evidently some things never change. Also I see the trees that were planted way back when have grown nicely... I do still wonder how much of the "forest" is left behind the school, and if the old "haunted house" is still there or if it finally fell down..lol Frankly it seems that Essex High is STILL stuck in the stone ages... LOL"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2008-12-16
    "The elementary school is excellent but after 4th grade the system falter then nearly fails it's students. Seems to be all about sports with academics a distant second. Vocational opportunities for those who are not academically inclined ( and not all students are is lacking terribly) Guidance counsellors seem only interested in those students who don't really need the help. There is much room for improvement and safety is also an issue, although that is unfortunately true in many schools."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2008-08-04
    "well i personaly think that essex county schools are really good. But i would have to say some of the people here are just to dramatic.(lol)"
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2005-01-09
    "I think essex county public schools need to improve on the music program. Essex county is more of a sports school and we are prided for that. But its a small town school with small town people and if you come from the city its a big change! but I like it."
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