James River High School
James River High School serves 2,077 students in grades 9-12.
James River High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).
James River High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
James River High School's student population of 2,077 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 130 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
James River High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of James River High School is 0.62, 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 Data
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#489 out of 1800 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education
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