William Fleming High School

William Fleming High School serves 1,438 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
William Fleming High School operates within the Roanoke City School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 1438 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,438 students
William Fleming High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % William Fleming High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
William Fleming High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade William Fleming High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 16:1 16:1
William Fleming High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
4%
6%
William Fleming High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
11%
13%
William Fleming High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
58%
23%
William Fleming High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
24%
52%
William Fleming High School White Students (1993-2014)
Two or more races
3%
5%
William Fleming High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups William Fleming High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.60 0.42
William Fleming High School Diversity Score (1993-2014)
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.
60%
33%
William Fleming 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%
William Fleming High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,534 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,101 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,969 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Roanoke City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
4
Number of Students Managed 13,534 3,815
Roanoke City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 65% 79%
Roanoke City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $170 MM $42 MM
Roanoke City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $168 MM $42 MM
Roanoke City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,101 $10,576
Roanoke City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,969 $10,658
Roanoke City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Northside High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northside Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Westside Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RoanokeWestside Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 751 students1441 Westside Blvd Nw
    RoanokeVA 24017
    (540)853-2967
    0.8PK-5751
  • RoanokeNorthside High School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 977 students6758 Northside High School Rd
    RoanokeVA 24019
    (540)561-8155
    1.49-12977
  • RoanokeForest Park Academy
    Alternative School
    1.5 miles2730 Melrose Ave Nw
    RoanokeVA 24017
    (540)853-2923
    1.5n/a
  • RoanokeNorthside Middle School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 745 students6810 Northside High School Rd
    RoanokeVA 24019
    (540)561-8145
    1.56-8745
  • RoanokeRoanoke Academy For Math & Science Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 459 students1616 Nineteenth St Nw
    RoanokeVA 24017
    (540)853-2751
    1.6PK-5459

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