Wilson Memorial High School

Tel: (540)886-4286
Grades: 9-12

718 students

Wilson Memorial High School serves 718 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Wilson Memorial High School operates within the Augusta County Public s School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is equal to the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 718 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 718 students
Wilson Memorial High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Wilson Memorial High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Wilson Memorial High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Wilson Memorial High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Wilson Memorial High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
1%
12%
Wilson Memorial High School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
5%
25%
Wilson Memorial High School Black (1993-2012)
White
92%
53%
Wilson Memorial High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wilson Memorial High School Sch Ethnicity Wilson Memorial High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.15 0.64
Wilson Memorial High School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
18%
32%
Wilson Memorial High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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%
7%
Wilson Memorial High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,743 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Augusta County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
6
Number of Students Managed 10,743 3,669
Augusta County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 77% 77%
Augusta County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $124 MM $43 MM
Augusta County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $118 MM $42 MM
Augusta County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,243 $11,282
Augusta County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,723 $11,065
Augusta County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Valley Vocational Technical Center (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Wilson Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wilson Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fishersville Wilson Middle School
    232 Hornet Rd
    Fishersville , VA , 22939
    (540)245-5185
    0.1  mi  |  577  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Fishersville Shenandoah Valley Regional
    Special Education School
    6 John Lewis Rd
    Fishersville , VA , 22939
    (540)886-9778
    Special Education School
    0.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Fishersville Shenandoah Valley Governor School
    Magnet School
    49 Hornet Rd
    Fishersville , VA , 22939
    (540)245-5088
    Magnet School
    0.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Fishersville Valley Vocational Technical Center
    Vocational School
    49 Hornet Rd
    Fishersville , VA , 22939
    (540)245-5002
    Vocational School
    0.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Fishersville Woodrow Wilson Rehab Center
    Vocational School
    Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation
    Fishersville , VA , 22939
    (540)332-7230
    Vocational School
    0.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
For far too long the American public school system has failed to address “out-of-school” factors like poverty and their impact on what happens in the classroom. As the nation continues to become increasingly diverse, many schools are adopting comprehensive approaches to education that account for the unique needs of students so that each child is prepared for their future and not just for a year-end test.
States Fight to Teach “Ignorant” Science to Students
Wyoming recently became the first state to reject the Next Generation Science Standards because of concern regarding lessons that teach human-caused climate change. Several other states have also taken measures to reject the standards, which has some education officials concerned about the quality of instruction students in those states will receive.
School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.