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Wakefield High School
  • Public
  • ARLINGTON, VA

Report Card

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

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Wakefield High School is a highly rated, public school located in ARLINGTON, VA. It has 2,561 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 85% of students are at least proficient in math and 82% in reading.

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Wakefield High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
82%
Percent Proficient - Math
85%
Average Graduation Rate
85%
Average SAT
1200
561 responses
Average ACT
26
102 responses
AP Enrollment
34%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$122,604
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$2,005
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$731,700
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 49 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 49 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 202 responses
  • Homecomings, Spirit Weeks, Basketball Games
    18%
  • Pep rallies
    16%
  • Last day of school
    11%
  • Senior picnic
    10%
  • Graduation
    9%
  • Prom
    9%
  • Heritage Assembly
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,561
Free or Reduced Lunch
34%
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 58 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 58 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 58 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$107,694
Teachers in First/Second Year
18.8%
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 70 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 70 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 70 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$22,337 / year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 65 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 65 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 65 responses

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