John Handley High School

John Handley High School serves 1,188 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.
John Handley High School operates within the Winchester City School District.
The school district's 82% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1188 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,188 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 101 teachers
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 0.62 is more 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
Asian
2%
6%
Hispanic
22%
12%
Black
12%
24%
White
56%
53%
Two or more races
8%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.62 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.
34%
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.
7%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,230 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,253 is higher than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,437 is higher than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Winchester City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 4,230 3,850
Graduation Rate 82% 77%
District Total Revenue $54 MM $43 MM
District Spending $66 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,253 $11,282
District Spending / Student $17,437 $11,065
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 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 John Kerr Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WinchesterJohn Kerr Elementary School
    536 Jefferson St
    WinchesterVA 22601
    (540)662-3945
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 359 students                      
  • WinchesterGarland R. Quarles Elementary School
    1310 South Loudoun St
    WinchesterVA 22601
    (540)662-3575
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 509 students                      
  • WinchesterJames Wood Middle School
    1313 Amherst St
    WinchesterVA 22601
    (540)667-7500
    1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 845 students                      
  • WinchesterDaniel Morgan Middle School
    48 South Purcell Ave
    WinchesterVA 22601
    (540)667-7171
    1.2 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 1212 students                      
  • WinchesterVirginia Ave. Charlotte Dehart Elementary School
    550 Virginia Ave
    WinchesterVA 22601
    (540)665-6330
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 476 students                      

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