Top 10 Best Winchester Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 23 public schools serving 14,130 students in Winchester, VA (there are 6 private schools, serving 633 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in Winchester, VA are educated in public schools compared to the VA state average of 90%. Winchester has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Winchester, VA are James Wood High School, Admiral Richard E. Byrd Middle School and Greenwood Mill Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Winchester, VA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 78% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 71% (versus the 78% statewide average). Schools in Winchester have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Virginia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Winchester, VA Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
James Wood High School
Math: 86% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
161 Apple Pie Ridge Rd
Winchester, VA 22603
(540) 667-5226
Grades: 9-12
| 1,373 students
Rank: #22.
Admiral Richard E. Byrd Middle School
Math: 86% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
134 Rosa Lane
Winchester, VA 22602
(540) 662-0500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,006 students
Rank: #33.
Greenwood Mill Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
281 Channing Drive
Winchester, VA 22602
(540) 667-7863
Grades: PK-5
| 569 students
Rank: #44.
Millbrook High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
251 First Woods Dr.
Winchester, VA 22603
(540) 545-2800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,491 students
Rank: #55.
John Handley High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
425 Handley Blvd
Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-3471
Grades: 9-12
| 1,369 students
Rank: #66.
Orchard View Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4275 Middle Rd
Winchester, VA 22602
(540) 869-8642
Grades: PK-5
| 431 students
Rank: #77.
Apple Pie Ridge Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
349 Apple Pie Ridge Rd
Winchester, VA 22603
(540) 662-4781
Grades: PK-5
| 433 students
Rank: #88.
Armel Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2239 Front Royal Pike
Winchester, VA 22602
(540) 869-1657
Grades: PK-5
| 608 students
Rank: #99.
Frederick County Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4661 North Frederick Pike
Winchester, VA 22603
(540) 667-4233
Grades: 6-8
| 812 students
Rank: #1010.
Daniel Morgan Middle School
Math: 80% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
48 S Purcell Ave
Winchester, VA 22601
(540) 667-7171
Grades: 7-8
| 650 students
Rank: #1111.
Gainesboro Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4651 N Frederick Pike
Winchester, VA 22603
(540) 888-4550
Grades: PK-5
| 417 students
Rank: #1212.
Garland R. Quarles Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1310 S Loudoun St
Winchester, VA 22601
(540) 662-3575
Grades: PK-4
| 386 students
Rank: #1313.
Evendale Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
220 Rosa Lane
Winchester, VA 22602
(540) 662-0531
Grades: PK-5
| 477 students
Rank: #1414.
Frederick Douglass Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Cedarmeade Ave
Winchester, VA 22601
(540) 662-7656
Grades: PK-4
| 339 students
Rank: #1515.
James Wood Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1313 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601
(540) 667-7500
Grades: 6-8
| 871 students
Rank: #1616.
John Kerr Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
427 Meadow Branch Ave
Winchester, VA 22601
(540) 662-3945
Grades: PK-4
| 513 students
Rank: #1717.
Daniel Morgan Intermediate School
Math: 70% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
48 S. Purcell St.
Winchester, VA 22601
(540) 667-7171
Grades: 5-6
| 623 students
Rank: #1818.
Redbud Run Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
250 First Woods Dr
Winchester, VA 22603
(540) 678-1868
Grades: PK-5
| 559 students
Rank: #1919.
Virginia Ave. Charlotte Dehart Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
550 Virginia Ave
Winchester, VA 22601
(540) 665-6330
Grades: PK-4
| 388 students
Rank: #2020.
Indian Hollow Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1548 North Hayfield Rd
Winchester, VA 22603
(540) 877-2283
Grades: PK-5
| 393 students
Rank: n/an/a
315 Flyfoot DriveStephenso
Winchester, VA 22601
(540) 662-3888
Grades: K-5
| 422 students
Rank: n/an/a
145 Fort Collier
Winchester, VA 22603
(540) 722-6174
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Northwestern Reg Ed Pgm
Special Education School
860 Smithfield Ave
Winchester, VA 22601
(540) 665-0103
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Winchester, Virginia

Winchester, Virginia Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
145 Ft. Collier Rd.
Winchester, VA 22603
(540) 665-6380
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1481 Senseny Road
Winchester, VA 22602
(540) 667-7863
Grades: PK-5
| 458 students

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