T.c. Williams High School

  • T.c. Williams High School serves 3,963 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • T.c. Williams High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • T.c. Williams High School's student population of 3,963 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 330 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,963 students
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Total Classroom Teachers330 teachers
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School Comparison

  • T.c. Williams High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of T.c. Williams High School is 0.68, which is equal to 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#1287 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
43%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
41%
15%
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Black
32%
23%
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White
21%
50%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.680.68
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Graduation Rate
75%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlexandria City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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