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Stuarts Draft High School

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Stuarts Draft High School
Stuarts Draft High School (renovated).jpg
Stuarts Draft High School following the completion of renovations in 2007
Address
1028 Augusta Farms Road

,
24477

Coordinates38°2′48″N 79°0′46″W / 38.04667°N 79.01278°W / 38.04667; -79.01278Coordinates: 38°2′48″N 79°0′46″W / 38.04667°N 79.01278°W / 38.04667; -79.01278
Information
School typePublic, high school
Established1970
School districtAugusta County Public Schools
PrincipalFrancis "Nicolas" Nycum
Grades912
Enrollment702 (2014-15)[1]
LanguageEnglish
Color(s)               Maroon, White and Light Gray
AthleticsFootball, Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Wrestling, Golf, Cross Country, Track and field, Tennis, Marching band and Cheerleading
Athletics conferenceA Shenandoah District
Region B
2A East Conference 36
MascotCougar
RivalsWilson Memorial High School, Waynesboro High School and Riverheads High School
Website

Stuarts Draft High School is in the community of Stuarts Draft in south-eastern Augusta County, Virginia. The school opened in 1970 during a consolidation period for the county’s public schools. Stuarts Draft High School originally served grades 8 through 12, and housed the 7th grade due to overcrowding at Stuarts Draft Elementary School (now Guy K. Stump Elementary School). Today it serves 720 students in grades 9 to 12.

A middle and elementary school have been built in proximity to Stuarts Draft High School, creating one of two school complexes in the county. Seven percent of the student body is African American and one percent is Hispanic. Eleven percent of the students receive special education services. Stuarts Draft High School performs respectably on standardized tests. The school maintains an 87% pass rate on SOL end-of-course tests; the mean SAT verbal and math score is 509 and 523 respectively. Sixty-three percent of Stuarts Draft seniors attend college; of that number, 35% go to four-year institutions.


  1. ^ "Stuarts Draft High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved October 1, 2017.