Winchester City School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 4,385 students in Winchester City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
Public Schools in Winchester City School District have an average math proficiency score of 77% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 78% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Winchester City School District are John Handley High School, Daniel Morgan Middle School and Garland R. Quarles Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Winchester City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Winchester City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Winchester City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
7 Schools
2,122 Schools
# Students
4,385 Students
1,290,608 Students
# Teachers
336 Teachers
85,953 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Winchester City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 81% has decreased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (VA)
Overall District Rank
#106 out of 135 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Winchester City   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
82%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Winchester City   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)
67%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Winchester City   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
81%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Winchester City   School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.69
0.68
# American Indian Students
35 Students
3,484 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
93 Students
90,285 Students
% Asian Students
2%
7%
# Hispanic Students
1,600 Students
202,972 Students
% Hispanic Students
37%
16%
# Black Students
501 Students
288,916 Students
% Black Students
11%
22%
# White Students
1,761 Students
631,420 Students
% White Students
40%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
2,044 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
392 Students
71,487 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
159
33,581
# Students in K Grade:
303
90,873
# Students in 1st Grade:
323
94,190
# Students in 2nd Grade:
314
94,056
# Students in 3rd Grade:
319
96,830
# Students in 4th Grade:
350
99,179
# Students in 5th Grade:
342
99,433
# Students in 6th Grade:
330
97,617
# Students in 7th Grade:
316
96,633
# Students in 8th Grade:
316
96,881
# Students in 9th Grade:
367
103,902
# Students in 10th Grade:
324
99,508
# Students in 11th Grade:
319
94,828
# Students in 12th Grade:
303
93,097
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,145 is higher than the state median of $11,878. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,715 is higher than the state median of $11,949. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue
$62 MM
$44 MM
This chart display total revenue of Winchester City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$65 MM
$45 MM
This chart display total spending of Winchester City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,145
$11,878
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Winchester City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,715
$11,949
This chart display average spending per public school student in Winchester City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Winchester City School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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
| 1,313 students
Rank: #22.
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
| 632 students
Rank: #33.
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
| 429 students
Rank: #44.
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
| 330 students
Rank: #55.
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
| 557 students
Rank: #66.
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
| 672 students
Rank: #77.
Virginia Avenue 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
| 452 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,385 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69

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