Menchville High School
|Menchville High School|
|275 Menchville Road
Newport News, Virginia, 23602
|School type||Public high school|
|School district||Newport News Public Schools|
|Superintendent||Dr. Ashby Kilgore|
|Principal||Mr. Robert Surry|
|Enrollment||1,857  (October 2009)|
|Color(s)||Purple and Gold|
|Athletics conference||Virginia High School League
|Rival||Warwick High School|
Menchville High School is one of five high schools in Newport News, Virginia. The school was named in honor of Thomas H. Menchville.
They are the top school in Newport News in terms of the number of students taking AP exams, and have the highest rate of passing. In 2008, Menchville High School was rated as the 487th best public high school in the nation according to Newsweek Magazine.
As of October 2009 
|Talented and Gifted||191||10.4%|
The school colors are purple and yellow, and the school's mascot is a Monarch.
 VA State Championships
Baseball - 2009 
 Notable alumni
- David Macklin - NFL cornerback, Indianapolis Colts, Arizona Cardinals, Washington Redskins
- Kwamie Lassiter - former NFL free safety, Arizona Cardinals, San Diego Chargers. St. Louis Rams
- Al Toon - former NFL wide receiver, New York Jets
- Paul Colton - Entrepreneur, founder of Aptana and Live Software
- Quiana Grant - Supermodel, appeared in the 2008 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
 See also
- "Newport News Public Schools Demographic Snapshot". Newport News Public Schools. Retrieved 2009-11-06.
- Menchville Report Card
- "America's Top Public High Schools". Newsweek Magazine. Retrieved 2009-05-14.[dead link]
- "VHSL Record Book". Virginia High School League. Retrieved 7 September 2009.[dead link]
Newport News School Board Office Newport News School Board: Menchville Report Card PDF