Waynesboro High School

1200 Main St
Waynesboro, VA 22980
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Waynesboro High School serves 837 students in grades 9-12.
Waynesboro High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Waynesboro High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Waynesboro High School's student population of 837 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students837 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

Waynesboro High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Waynesboro High School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#900 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
62%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
16%
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Black
19%
22%
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White
60%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
7%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.590.68
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaynesboro City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Waynesboro High School is Wilson Memorial High School (7.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kate Collins Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wenonah Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waynesboro Wenonah Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 236 students
    0.4 miles
    125 N Bayard Ave
    Waynesboro, VA 22980
    (540) 946-4660
    0.4 K-5 236
  • Waynesboro Wayne Hills Center
    Grades: PK | 88 students
    1.4 miles
    937 Fir Street
    Waynesboro, VA 22980
    (540) 946-4626
    1.4 PK 88
  • Waynesboro Berkeley Glenn Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 285 students
    1.5 miles
    1020 Jefferson Ave
    Waynesboro, VA 22980
    (540) 946-4680
    1.5 K-5 285
  • Waynesboro William Perry Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 507 students
    1.5 miles
    840 King Avenue
    Waynesboro, VA 22980
    (540) 946-4650
    1.5 K-5 507
  • Waynesboro Kate Collins Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 666 students
    1.7 miles
    1625 Ivy St
    Waynesboro, VA 22980
    (540) 946-4635
    1.7 6-8 666

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