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

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John Handley High School is a highly rated, public school located in Winchester, VA. It has 1,320 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 66% of students are at least proficient in math and 87% in reading.

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425 Handley Blvd
Winchester, VA 22601
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
87%
Percent Proficient - Math
66%
Average Graduation Rate
80%
Average SAT
1230
201 responses
Average ACT
27
37 responses
AP Enrollment
27%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$58,818
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,054
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$244,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
65%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 17 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 17 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 36 responses
  • Sporting events
    31%
  • Pep rallies
    19%
  • Choir and Theater productions
    14%
  • AP Science Field Trips
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    8%
  • Homecoming
    6%
  • Pep rallies
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,320
Free or Reduced Lunch
51%
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 18 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 18 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 18 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$59,998
Teachers in First/Second Year
10.1%
57%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 21 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 21 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 21 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$14,432 / year
National
$12,239
84%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 25 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 25 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 25 responses

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