Tc Williams High School

  • Tc Williams High School serves 3,631 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80% (which is equal to the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Tc 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Tc Williams High School's student population of 3,631 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 262 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,631 students
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Total Classroom Teachers262 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tc Williams High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,796 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tc Williams High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1377 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
80%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
39%
14%
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Black
33%
23%
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White
21%
50%
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tc Williams High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.700.42
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Graduation Rate
74%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlexandria City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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