James Wood High School

James Wood High School serves 1,262 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 48%.
James Wood High School operates within the Frederick County School District.
Frederick County School District's 81% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 1262 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 106 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,262 students
James Wood High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % James Wood High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 106 teachers
James Wood High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade James Wood High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.14 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
James Wood High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.14 0.42
James Wood High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
17%
33%
James Wood High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
James Wood High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Frederick County School District's student population of 13,144 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has increased from 72% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,450 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,895 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Frederick County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
4
Number of Students Managed 13,144 3,815
Frederick County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 79%
Frederick County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $151 MM $42 MM
Frederick County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $143 MM $42 MM
Frederick County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,450 $10,576
Frederick County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,895 $10,658
Frederick County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is John Handley High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Frederick County Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Apple Pie Ridge Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • WinchesterApple Pie Ridge Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 557 students
    0.3 miles
    349 Apple Pie Ridge Rd
    WinchesterVA 22603
    (540)662-4781
    0.3PK-5557
  • WinchesterFrederick County Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 653 students
    1 miles
    441 Linden Dr
    WinchesterVA 22601
    (540)667-4233
    16-8653
  • WinchesterJames Wood Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 872 students
    1.5 miles
    1313 Amherst St
    WinchesterVA 22601
    (540)667-7500
    1.56-8872
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