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 2022-23 school year, there are 3 public high schools serving 3,753 students in Williamsburg-James City Public Schools School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public high schools in Virginia.
Public High Schools in Williamsburg-James City Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 84% (versus the Virginia public high school average of 84%), and reading proficiency score of 89% (versus the 85% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Williamsburg-James City Public Schools School District are Jamestown High School, Warhill High School and Lafayette High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Williamsburg-James City Public School School District have a Graduation Rate of 89%, which is more than the Virginia average of 87%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Jamestown High School, with 93% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Virginia or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Virginia public high school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
16 Schools
348 Schools
# Students
10,985 Students
405,826 Students
# Teachers
713 Teachers
27,456 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 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (VA)
Overall District Rank
#35 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 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
82%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
78%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
87%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.64
0.69
# American Indian Students
37 Students
1,013 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
319 Students
30,456 Students
% Asian Students
3%
8%
# Hispanic Students
1,591 Students
66,757 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
16%
# Black Students
1,976 Students
87,121 Students
% Black Students
18%
22%
# White Students
6,097 Students
197,613 Students
% White Students
56%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
16 Students
687 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
949 Students
22,179 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
81
131
# Students in K Grade:
669
6
# Students in 1st Grade:
766
3
# Students in 2nd Grade:
747
6
# Students in 3rd Grade:
765
12
# Students in 4th Grade:
843
16
# Students in 5th Grade:
798
15
# Students in 6th Grade:
827
1,102
# Students in 7th Grade:
867
3,868
# Students in 8th Grade:
869
6,310
# 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 High Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jamestown High School
Math: 88% | 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.
Warhill High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4615 Opportunity Way
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 565-4615
Grades: 9-12
| 1,349 students
Rank: #33.
Lafayette High School
Math: 80% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4460 Longhill Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 565-0373
Grades: 9-12
| 1,133 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 16 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 10,985 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in VA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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