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 4 public middle schools serving 2,563 students in Williamsburg-James City Public Schools School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public middle schools in Virginia.
Public Middle Schools in Williamsburg-James City Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Virginia public middle school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 70% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Virginia public middle school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
16 Schools
448 Schools
# Students
10,985 Students
328,315 Students
# Teachers
713 Teachers
23,671 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
0.68
# American Indian Students
37 Students
891 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
319 Students
22,503 Students
% Asian Students
3%
7%
# Hispanic Students
1,591 Students
53,070 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
16%
# Black Students
1,976 Students
70,457 Students
% Black Students
18%
22%
# White Students
6,097 Students
161,390 Students
% White Students
56%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
16 Students
503 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
949 Students
19,501 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
81
1,003
# Students in K Grade:
669
2,019
# Students in 1st Grade:
766
2,345
# Students in 2nd Grade:
747
2,490
# Students in 3rd Grade:
765
2,434
# Students in 4th Grade:
843
3,141
# Students in 5th Grade:
798
5,250
# Students in 6th Grade:
827
79,192
# Students in 7th Grade:
867
98,966
# Students in 8th Grade:
869
99,504
# Students in 9th Grade:
965
8,181
# Students in 10th Grade:
919
8,092
# Students in 11th Grade:
967
7,858
# Students in 12th Grade:
902
7,840
# 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 Middle Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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

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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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