Jamestown High School

3751 John Tyler Hwy
Williamsburg, VA 23135
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Jamestown High School serves 1,329 students in grades 9-12.
Jamestown High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 88% (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 96% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Jamestown High School's student population of 1,329 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

Jamestown High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Jamestown High School is 0.49, 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
#87 out of 1791 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
88%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
16%
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Black
11%
22%
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White
70%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.490.68
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Graduation Rate
93%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilliamsburg-James City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jamestown High School is Eastern St. Hosp. Ed. Prg (3.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Berkeley Middle School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Williamsburg Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 545 students
    1.4 miles
    3131 Ironbound Rd
    Williamsburg, VA 23185
    (757) 221-0949
    1.4 PK-5 545
  • Williamsburg Matoaka Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 754 students
    2.0 miles
    4001 Brick Bat Road
    Williamsburg, VA 23188
    (757) 564-4001
    2 K-5 754
  • Williamsburg Laurel Lane Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 517 students
    3.3 miles
    112 Laurel Lane
    Williamsburg, VA 23188
    (757) 229-7597
    3.3 PK-5 517
  • Williamsburg Berkeley Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 883 students
    3.9 miles
    1118 Ironbound Rd
    Williamsburg, VA 23185
    (757) 229-8051
    3.9 6-8 883
  • Williamsburg Eastern St. Hosp. Ed. Prg Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12
    3.9 miles
    4601 Ironbound Rd B11
    Williamsburg, VA 23187
    (757) 253-4250
    3.9 PK-12 n/a

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