Waynesboro High School

  • Waynesboro High School serves 836 students in grades 9-12.
  • 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 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Waynesboro High School's student population of 836 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students836 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waynesboro High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waynesboro High School is 0.57, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#956 out of 1801 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
15%
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Black
19%
23%
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White
62%
50%
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waynesboro High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.570.68
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Graduation Rate
87%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaynesboro City PBLC Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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