Williamsburg-James City Public Schools School District

117 Ironbound Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

Williamsburg-James City Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2023 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 10,985 students in Williamsburg-James City Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Virginia.
Public Schools in Williamsburg-James City Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 85% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 81% (versus the 78% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
16 Schools
2,129 Schools
# Students
10,985 Students
1,251,044 Students
# Teachers
713 Teachers
87,068 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Williamsburg-James City Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 135 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (VA)
Overall District Rank
#32 out of 135 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Williamsburg-James City Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Williamsburg-James City Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Williamsburg-James City Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Williamsburg-James City Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.64
0.70
# American Indian Students
37 Students
3,283 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
319 Students
93,164 Students
% Asian Students
3%
8%
# Hispanic Students
1,591 Students
218,325 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
18%
# Black Students
1,976 Students
276,817 Students
% Black Students
18%
22%
# White Students
6,097 Students
579,639 Students
% White Students
56%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
16 Students
2,002 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
949 Students
77,814 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
81
27,998
# Students in K Grade:
669
80,457
# Students in 1st Grade:
766
89,114
# Students in 2nd Grade:
747
89,793
# Students in 3rd Grade:
765
90,922
# Students in 4th Grade:
843
91,731
# Students in 5th Grade:
798
92,615
# Students in 6th Grade:
827
95,587
# Students in 7th Grade:
867
98,966
# Students in 8th Grade:
869
99,504
# Students in 9th Grade:
965
102,964
# Students in 10th Grade:
919
101,536
# Students in 11th Grade:
967
95,430
# Students in 12th Grade:
902
94,427
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,847 is higher than the state median of $12,959. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,632 is higher than the state median of $12,921. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$163 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total revenue of Williamsburg-James City Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$161 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total spending of Williamsburg-James City Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,847
$12,959
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Williamsburg-James City Public Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,632
$12,921
This chart display average spending per public school student in Williamsburg-James City Public Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Williamsburg-James City Public Schools School District Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jamestown High School
Math: 65% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3751 John Tyler Hwy
Williamsburg, VA 23135
(757) 259-3600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,271 students
Rank: #22.
Matoaka Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4001 Brick Bat Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 564-4001
Grades: K-5
| 679 students
Rank: #33.
Stonehouse Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3651 Rochambeau Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 566-4300
Grades: K-5
| 720 students
Rank: #44.
Warhill High School
Math: 66% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4615 Opportunity Way
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 565-4615
Grades: 9-12
| 1,349 students
Rank: #55.
Lafayette High School
Math: 61% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4460 Longhill Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 565-0373
Grades: 9-12
| 1,133 students
Rank: #66.
J Blaine Blayton Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
800 Jolly Pond Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 565-9300
Grades: PK-5
| 456 students
Rank: #77.
Lois Hornsby Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
850 Jolly Pond Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 565-9400
Grades: 6-8
| 798 students
Rank: #88.
D.j. Montague Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5380 Centerville Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 258-3022
Grades: PK-5
| 464 students
Rank: #99.
Berkeley Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1118 Ironbound Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 229-8051
Grades: 6-8
| 599 students
Rank: #1010.
Toano Middle School
Math: 60% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4460 Longhill Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 566-4251
Grades: 6-8
| 630 students
Rank: #1111.
Matthew Whaley Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
301 Scotland St
Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 229-1931
Grades: K-5
| 427 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3131 Ironbound Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 221-0949
Grades: PK-5
| 472 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Laurel Lane Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
112 Laurel Lane
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 229-7597
Grades: PK-5
| 448 students
Rank: #1414.
Norge Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7311 Richmond Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 564-3372
Grades: PK-5
| 574 students
Rank: #1515.
James Blair Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Longhill Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 603-6400
Grades: 6-8
| 536 students
Rank: #1616.
James River Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8901 Pocahontas Trail
Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 887-1768
Grades: K-5
| 429 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 16 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 10,985 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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