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 5 public preschools serving 2,414 students in Williamsburg-James City Public Schools School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public pre schools in Virginia.
Public Preschools in Williamsburg-James City Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 86% (versus the Virginia public pre school average of 83%), and reading proficiency score of 78% (versus the 76% statewide average).
The top ranked public preschools in Williamsburg-James City Public Schools School District are J Blaine Blayton Elementary School, Norge Elementary School and Laurel Lane Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Virginia public preschool average of 55% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
16 Schools
1,075 Schools
# Students
10,985 Students
524,869 Students
# Teachers
713 Teachers
36,569 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
0.71
# American Indian Students
37 Students
1,466 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
319 Students
43,233 Students
% Asian Students
3%
8%
# Hispanic Students
1,591 Students
97,425 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
19%
# Black Students
1,976 Students
108,794 Students
% Black Students
18%
21%
# White Students
6,097 Students
238,005 Students
% White Students
56%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
16 Students
783 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
949 Students
35,163 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
7%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
81
27,839
# Students in K Grade:
669
74,450
# Students in 1st Grade:
766
81,791
# Students in 2nd Grade:
747
82,114
# Students in 3rd Grade:
765
79,127
# Students in 4th Grade:
843
78,807
# Students in 5th Grade:
798
76,392
# Students in 6th Grade:
827
14,115
# Students in 7th Grade:
867
1,958
# Students in 8th Grade:
869
850
# Students in 9th Grade:
965
1,794
# Students in 10th Grade:
919
1,866
# Students in 11th Grade:
967
1,840
# Students in 12th Grade:
902
1,926
# 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 Preschools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
J Blaine Blayton Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
800 Jolly Pond Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 565-9300
Grades: PK-5
| 456 students
Rank: #22.
Norge Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7311 Richmond Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 564-3372
Grades: PK-5
| 574 students
Rank: #33.
Laurel Lane Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
112 Laurel Lane
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 229-7597
Grades: PK-5
| 448 students
Rank: #44.
D.j. Montague Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5380 Centerville Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 258-3022
Grades: PK-5
| 464 students
Rank: #55.
Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3131 Ironbound Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 221-0949
Grades: PK-5
| 472 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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