Chesterfield County School District Cosby High School Reviews

Filed in School News by on March 22, 2022

Chesterfield County Public Schools is educating more than 63,000 students in 64 schools. Chesterfield County has 39 elementary schools (grades K-5), 12 middle schools (grades 6-8), 11 high schools (grades 9-12), which include 13 specialty centers, and two career and technical centers.

In this article, You’ll learn more information on Cosby High School, Chesterfield County School District.

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About Cosby High School

Cosby High School was named for its proximity to Cosby Road. Once a major road through the county, it is now only about a mile long, running parallel to the more heavily-trafficked Hull Street Road (US 360).

The road’s namesake, Wilson Dance Cosby, was a local resident who worked thirty-five years as a county school bus driver. The school includes a health sciences center. In 2015, Cosby was named a National Blue Ribbon School.

Overview of Cosby High School

Cosby High School is ranked 17th within Virginia. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® coursework and exams. The AP® participation rate at Cosby High School is 53%. The total minority enrollment is 28%, and 9% of students are economically disadvantaged. Cosby High School is 1 of 11 high schools in the Chesterfield County Public Schools.

Cosby High School 2021 Rankings

Cosby High School is ranked #715 in the National Rankings. Schools are ranked on their performance on state-required tests, graduation, and how well they prepare students for college. Read more about how we rank the Best High Schools.

Ranking Factors

How Cosby High School performed nationally and statewide out of 17,857 nationally ranked schools and 319 schools ranked in Virginia.

College Readiness Index Rank
#1,539 #40
College Curriculum Breadth Index Rank
#1,621 (tie) #55
Math and Reading Proficiency Rank
#360 #7
Math and Reading Performance Rank
#1,425 #26
Graduation Rate Rank
#1,353 #12

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Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and organizations provide students with many positive experiences that help them to become well-rounded individuals who are ready for college or the workplace. Joining a club gives students a chance to explore their interests and talents.

Participation in extra-curricular activities will foster creative, social, and physical skills that are desirable qualities to colleges and future employers. Involvement can strengthen self-esteem, build lasting friendships and create a lifetime of memories!

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Academic Programs At Cosby

A Health Science Specialty Center opened in Fall 2007, with a goal of developing special partnerships with many community health organizations such as Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, VCU School of Medicine, Chippenham/Johnston-Willis Medical Center, Brandermill Woods Retirement Center, and John Tyler Community College programs.

Course Offerings Include:

  • Geospatial Technology/Auto Cad, 3d Animation & Digital Production (At Chesterfield Tech Center/CTC)
  • IT Fundamentals, Computer Science
  • Drawing Programs
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Medical Law & Ethics
  • Advanced Placement Classes 1n Many Areas, Dual Enrollment

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