James Wood High School

James Wood High School serves 1,304 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.
James Wood High School operates within the Frederick County Public s School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1304 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 1,304 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 106 teachers
Students by Grade James Wood High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
James Wood High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
4%
12%
Black
1%
25%
White
91%
53%
All Ethnic Groups James Wood High School Sch Ethnicity James Wood 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.
0.17 0.41
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%
32%
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%
7%
James Wood High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,493 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Frederick County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
8
Number of Students Managed 13,493 3,801
Frederick County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 80% 77%
Frederick County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $153 MM $43 MM
Frederick County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $160 MM $42 MM
Frederick County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,719 $11,282
Frederick County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,260 $11,065
Frederick County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WinchesterApple Pie Ridge Elementary School
    349 Apple Pie Ridge Rd
    WinchesterVA 22603
    (540)662-4781
    0.3 mi | 511 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • WinchesterFrederick County Middle School
    441 Linden Dr
    WinchesterVA 22601
    (540)667-4233
    1 mi | 692 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • WinchesterJames Wood Middle School
    1313 Amherst St
    WinchesterVA 22601
    (540)667-7500
    1.5 mi | 853 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • WinchesterNorthwestern Regional Ed Pgm
    Special Education School
    860 Smithfield Ave
    WinchesterVA 22601
    (540)665-0103
    Special Education School

    2 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • WinchesterNorthwestern Regional Juvenile Detention Center
    Alternative School
    145 Ft. Collier Rd
    WinchesterVA 22603
    (540)665-6380
    Alternative School

    2.2 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       

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Winchester, VA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.53, which is higher than the Virginia average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Winchester is Virginia Ave. Charlotte Dehart Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.