George Wythe High School

1 Maroon Way
Wytheville, VA 24382
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
George Wythe High School serves 441 students in grades 9-12.
George Wythe High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 91% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

George Wythe High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

George Wythe High School's student population of 441 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students441 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

George Wythe High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of George Wythe High School is 0.32, 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 Testing Rank
#94 out of 1791 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
91%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
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Black
11%
22%
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White
82%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.320.68
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWythe County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to George Wythe High School is Fort Chiswell High School (9.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Scott Memorial Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spiller Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wytheville Regional Alternative/wythe Co Alternative School

    0.1 miles
    C/o Wythe Co Public Schls, 157
    Wytheville, VA 24382
    (540) 228-5411
    0.1 n/a n/a
  • Wytheville Wythe County Technical Center Vocational School

    0.1 miles
    1505 W Spiller St
    Wytheville, VA 24382
    (276) 228-5481
    0.1 n/a n/a
  • Wytheville Spiller Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 683 students
    1.1 miles
    330 Tazewell St
    Wytheville, VA 24382
    (276) 228-3561
    1.1 PK-5 683
  • Wytheville Sheffey Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 251 students
    1.5 miles
    621 Piney Mt. Rd
    Wytheville, VA 24382
    (276) 699-1771
    1.5 PK-5 251
  • Wytheville Scott Memorial Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 334 students
    1.7 miles
    950 S. Seventh St.
    Wytheville, VA 24382
    (276) 228-2851
    1.7 6-8 334

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