Yorktown High School

  • Yorktown High School serves 2,190 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 96% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Yorktown High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Yorktown High School's student population of 2,190 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 131 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,190 students
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Total Classroom Teachers131 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Yorktown High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Yorktown 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank#131 out of 1791 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
86%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
16%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
65%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score0.550.68
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Graduation Rate
92%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArlington County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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