Amelia County High School
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Amelia County High School
Amelia County High School
Address
Amelia County High School is located in Virginia
Amelia County High School
Amelia County High School
8500 Otterburn Road

,
23002

United States
CoordinatesCoordinates: 37°19?51.9?N 77°59?15.7?W / 37.331083°N 77.987694°W / 37.331083; -77.987694
Information
School typePublic, high school
School districtAmelia County Public Schools
SuperintendentDr. Lori Harper
Grades9-12
Enrollment578 (2016-17)[1]
Schedule type7 periods per day
CampusRural
Color(s)    Green & Gold
Athletics conferenceJames River District
Region B Division 2A
MascotRaider
RivalBuckingham High School
WebsiteOfficial Site

Amelia County High is a public high school located in Amelia, Virginia. It belongs to the Amelia County Public Schools District. The school was formed with the combination of the basically all white Amelia High School and the all African American Russell Grove High school to make the new Amelia County High School, during the time of integration of the schools in Virginia.[] In addition to a new name, there was a new school song, new colors - green and gold - and a new mascot, The Raider.

Athletics

With a population of roughly 500-600, Amelia County High School plays in Group A of the Virginia High School League. The mascot for this high school is a raider and the school colors are green and gold. The raider is a medieval soldier, wearing armor and carrying a shield and javelin while riding a horse.[2] The school is part of the James River District in Southside Virginia.

Accountability

Amelia County High School is fully accredited. This means that school meets "the commonwealth's expectations for student learning in English, mathematics, and history/social science." A school can earn this accreditation based on its students test results and graduation rates.[3]

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ "Amelia County High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "Home - Amelia County Public Schools". www.amelia.k12.va.us. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Amelia County High - Virginia School Quality Profiles". Virginia School Quality Profiles. Retrieved .



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