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Yorktown High School
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  • Public
  • ARLINGTON, VA

Report Card

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

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Yorktown High School is a top rated, public school located in ARLINGTON, VA. It has 2,496 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 93% of students are at least proficient in math and 94% in reading.

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Yorktown High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
94%
Percent Proficient - Math
93%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1280
702 responses
Average ACT
30
276 responses
AP Enrollment
50%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$197,709
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,733
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$885,618
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
87%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 38 responses
Poll
76%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 38 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 94 responses
  • Spirit week and Pep Relly
    21%
  • One person Show
    17%
  • Variety Show
    14%
  • Homecoming
    12%
  • Sports events
    11%
  • International Night
    9%
  • Prom
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,496
Free or Reduced Lunch
10%
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 40 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 40 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 40 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$107,694
Teachers in First/Second Year
23.3%
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 49 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 49 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 49 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
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
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 53 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 53 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 53 responses

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