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About This School

Bassett High School is a public high school in Bassett. The principal of Bassett High School is Mr. Garrett L. Dillard. 1,225 students attend Bassett High School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 45% of the 1,225 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Bassett High School is 21:1. Martinsville High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • Golf
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 76% 66%
Hispanic 4% 8%
Black, non-Hispanic 19% 24%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.6% 0.6%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 45% 54%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Bassett High School is the best school either of my children have had the opportunity to attend. There is something for everyone . The teachers care and genuinely have the kids best interest at heart. They go the extra mile and it shows in the spirit the students have. It is a community within a community . It is a role model for the rest of us. I cannot wait for my son to get through middle school and experience high school at Bassett. It gets better every year.

  • (8 years ago)

    Bassett has exceeded my expections.The band program is one of the best in the state sports program and coaches are top of the line.Academics are great more classes offered and the teachers really care for their students.

  • (9 years ago)

    bassett high school has great academic programs along with a great band program great sport coaches plus after school activities that can not be toped. The parent level invovlement is great. I personally went to Bassett High School And think it is was of the best schools in the nation. Class of 2003

  • (10 years ago)

    Bassett is a very diverse school. The teachers actually get involve with the students to make sure that they succeed not only in the classroom but also in life

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