John Handley High School

John Handley High School serves 1,187 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
John Handley High School operates within the Winchester City School District.
Winchester City School District's 72% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 1187 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 107 teachers has grown by 42% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,187 students
John Handley High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % John Handley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 107 teachers
John Handley High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade John Handley High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more 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 11:1 16:1
John Handley High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
John Handley High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
24%
13%
John Handley High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
12%
23%
John Handley High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
54%
52%
John Handley High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
8%
5%
John Handley High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.64 0.42
John Handley 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.
37%
33%
John Handley 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.
6%
6%
John Handley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Winchester City School District's student population of 4,240 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 70% over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,110 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $14,844 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Winchester City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 4,240 3,815
Winchester City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 79%
Winchester City School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $54 MM $42 MM
Winchester City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $57 MM $42 MM
Winchester City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,110 $10,576
Winchester City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,844 $10,658
Winchester City 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 James Wood High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is James Wood Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Garland R. Quarles Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WinchesterGarland R. Quarles Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 533 students
    0.4 miles
    1310 South Loudoun St
    WinchesterVA 22601
    (540)662-3575
    0.4PK-4533
  • WinchesterJohn Kerr Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 324 students
    0.4 miles
    536 Jefferson St
    WinchesterVA 22601
    (540)662-3945
    0.4PK-4324
  • WinchesterJames Wood Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 872 students
    1 miles
    1313 Amherst St
    WinchesterVA 22601
    (540)667-7500
    16-8872
  • WinchesterDaniel Morgan Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 1268 students
    1.2 miles
    48 South Purcell Ave
    WinchesterVA 22601
    (540)667-7171
    1.25-81268
  • WinchesterVirginia Ave. Charlotte Dehart Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 464 students
    1.2 miles
    550 Virginia Ave
    WinchesterVA 22601
    (540)665-6330
    1.2PK-4464

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