John Handley High School

  • John Handley High School serves 1,203 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • John Handley High School operates within the Winchester City School District.
  • Winchester City School District's 72% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1203 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,203 students
John Handley High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % John Handley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 105 teachers
John Handley High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade John Handley High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 16:1
John Handley High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
2%
6%
John Handley High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
25%
14%
John Handley High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
12%
23%
John Handley High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
53%
51%
John Handley High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
John Handley High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
8%
5%
John Handley High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups John Handley High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.64 0.42
John Handley High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
38%
34%
John Handley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
John Handley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Winchester City School District's student population of 4,269 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,487 is higher than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,639 is higher than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has declined by 21% over four years.
School District Name Winchester City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 4,269 3,627
Winchester City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 79%
Winchester City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $53 MM $41 MM
Winchester City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $58 MM $40 MM
Winchester City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,487 $11,380
Winchester City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,639 $11,077
Winchester City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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