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James Wood High School
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  • Public
  • WINCHESTER, VA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C+
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade B minus
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

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James Wood High School is an above average, public school located in WINCHESTER, VA. It has 1,369 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 86% of students are at least proficient in math and 86% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
86%
Percent Proficient - Math
86%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1160
234 responses
Average ACT
26
41 responses
AP Enrollment
18%

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Living in the Area

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  1. Cost of Living
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  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$78,002
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,125
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$251,200
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 12 responses
Poll
58%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 24 responses
  • Rachel's Challenge!
    29%
  • Powderpuff
    17%
  • football and volleyball games
    13%
  • Spirit Week
    13%
  • Band Competitions
    8%
  • Club events
    8%
  • Homecoming
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,369
Free or Reduced Lunch
26%
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 16 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 16 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 16 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$59,624
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.2%
53%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 17 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 17 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 17 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$13,114 / year
National
$12,239
80%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 20 responses
25%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 20 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 20 responses

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