3751 John Tyler Hwy
Williamsburg, VA 23135
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Jamestown High School serves 1,271 students in grades 9-12.
Jamestown High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 88% (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 92% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,271 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 20% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 88% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 92% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Jamestown High School's student population of 1,271 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,271 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
61 teachers
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School Rankings

Jamestown High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Jamestown High School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#305 out of 1800 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
8%
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Hispanic
13%
18%
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Black
11%
22%
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White
67%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Graduation Rate
93%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,271 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 88% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 92% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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