George Wythe High School

  • George Wythe High School serves 1,180 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • George Wythe High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • George Wythe High School's student population of 1,180 students has grown by 29% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 84 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,180 students
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Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George Wythe High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George Wythe High School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1507 out of 1801 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
34%
16%
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Black
62%
22%
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White
4%
49%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in George Wythe High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.500.68
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Graduation Rate
72%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichmond City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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