Kempsville High School

Virginia Beach, VA 23464

Phone: (757) 648-5450
Fax: (757) 474-8404
District: VA Beach City Public Schools

5

GreatSchools Rating

public • Grades 9-12 • 1627 students

Kempsville High School, located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, serves grades 9-12 in the VA Beach City Public Schools district. It has received a GreatSchools Rating of 5 out of 10, based on its performance on state standardized tests.

Kempsville High School is a public school in the VA Beach City Public Schools district located in Virginia Beach, VA. The principal of Kempsville High School is Mr. William W. Harris. As of 2014, the students are 60.9% White, non-Hispanic; 18.9% Black, non-Hispanic; 8.4% Hispanic; 6.2% Multiracial; 4.6% Asian/Pacific Islander; 0.7% Native American or Native Alaskan; and 0.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. 28.3% of students are participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District State
White, non-Hispanic 60.9% 51% 52.2%
Black, non-Hispanic 18.9% 24.1% 23.3%
Hispanic 8.4% 10.3% 13.1%
Multiracial 6.2% 8.2% 4.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4.6% 5.7% 6.3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.7% 0.3% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.5% 0.1%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District State
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 28.3%
English learners 1.2%

Navy, Other
30-40 years old
Previously lived in: Hampton Roads
Silver medal

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In Virginia Beach, High Schools have Academies attached to their HS. The students zoned for a specific HS go to that HS or they can test or apply to go to a different HS and be in their Academy.

Schools without Academies are:
1) COX HS
2) KELLAM HS
3) GREEN RUN HS
4) KEMPSVILLE HS

Academies attached to HS are:
1) OCEANLAKES HS- Math Science Advanced Academy – students must test to get in
2) PRINCESS ANNE HS- International Baccalaureate (IB) Advanced Academy- students must test to get in
3) FIRST COLONIAL HS- Legal Studies Academy- students accepted by application
4) BAYSIDE HS- Health Science Academy- students accepted by application
5) SALEM HS- Performing Arts Academy- students accepted by application
6) TALLWOOD HS- Global Studies Academy- students accepted by application
7) LANDSTOWN HS- Technology Academy- students accepted by application

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# Name Type City State Overall Rating Distance
1 Lark Downs Neighborhood/Subdivision Virginia Beach VA 0.5 mi
2 Lexington Park Area Condominium/Townhouse Virginia Beach VA 2 mi
3 Salem Woods Neighborhood/Subdivision Virginia Beach VA 2.2 mi
4 Lake Christopher Neighborhood/Subdivision Virginia Beach VA 2.2 mi
5 Kempsville Neighborhood/Subdivision Virginia Beach VA 2.2 mi
6 Lake James Neighborhood/Subdivision Virginia Beach VA 2.3 mi
7 Midwa Manor Military Community Neighborhood/Subdivision Virginia Beach VA 2.5 mi
8 Witchduck Condos Neighborhood/Subdivision Virginia Beach VA 2.5 mi
9 Towne Square Neighborhood/Subdivision Virginia Beach VA 2.5 mi
10 Brigadoon Neighborhood/Subdivision Virginia Beach VA 2.6 mi
11 Lynnbrook Forest Apartment Complex Virginia Beach VA 2.7 mi
12 Arragona Village Neighborhood/Subdivision Virginia Beach VA 2.8 mi
13 Lynnbrook Forest Condominium/Townhouse Virginia Beach VA 3 mi
14 Thalia Neighborhood/Subdivision Virginia Beach VA 3.2 mi
15 Windsor Woods Neighborhood/Subdivision Virginia Beach VA 3.2 mi
16 Fairlawn Estates Neighborhood/Subdivision Norfolk VA 3.3 mi
17 Glenwood Neighborhood/Subdivision Virginia Beach VA 3.4 mi
18 Ridgely Manor Neighborhood/Subdivision Virginia Beach VA 3.6 mi
19 Grayson Pond Condominium/Townhouse Virginia Beach VA 3.6 mi
20 Rock Creek Neighborhood/Subdivision Virginia Beach VA 3.6 mi
# Name City State Overall Rating Distance
1 Kempsville Virginia Beach VA 1.4 mi
2 Mt Trashmore Virginia Beach VA 1.9 mi
3 Towne Center, VA Beach VA Beach VA 2 mi
4 Town Center Virginia Beach VA 2 mi
5 Ferrell Parkway Virginia Beach VA 2 mi
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