1200 Main St
Waynesboro, VA 22980
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Waynesboro High School serves 897 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 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

School Overview

Waynesboro High School's student population of 897 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
897 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

Waynesboro High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Waynesboro High School is 0.64, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1042 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
8%
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Hispanic
19%
18%
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Black
16%
22%
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White
54%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Graduation Rate
86%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 897 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64

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