1401 Elmhurst Ln
Portsmouth, VA 23701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Woodrow Wilson High School serves 1,393 students in grades 9-12.
Woodrow Wilson High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Woodrow Wilson High School's student population of 1,393 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,393 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
98 teachers
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School Rankings

Woodrow Wilson High School is ranked within the top 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 Woodrow Wilson High School is 0.55, 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#683 out of 1800 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
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Black
61%
22%
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White
29%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
75%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,393 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Top 50%)

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