Richmond aka The Rose City

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Community Facts

Population of Community: 36,345

Per Capita Income: $19,849; Median Family Income: $32,863

Percentage of Citizens over 25 are High School Graduates: 79.5%; College Graduates: 17.2%

Additional Information: 83.9% White; 8.6% Black; 4.1% Latino; 1.10% Asian; 4% Multi;

26.7% Below Poverty Line

Richmond High School Facts

Title I School

Student Population: 1,526

Enrollment by Ethnicity: 1,143 White, 144 Black, 43 Hispanic, 169 Two or More Races, 6 American Indian/Alaskan

Student to Teacher Ratio: 15.90

Percentage of Students Eligible for Free Lunch: 785, 51.4%; Reduced: 151, 9.9%

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State Measures of Our School

Average Per-Pupil Expenditure in Our School District: $11,283

Teacher Salaries in Comparison With the Rest of the State: Richmond: $33,646- $66,772; State: $24,000- $87,602

Percentage of Students That Pass the Math ECA: Richmond: 64.8%; State: 68.8%; Language Arts: Richmond: 72%; State: 75%

Number of Students Suspended for Most Recent Year Given: 170; Expelled: 25

Attendance Rate: 93%

Graduation Rate: 86.6%

Percentage of Students Pursuing College: 52.4%

HAPPY! RHS