Wakefield High Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
30.0
Math Proficiency
2.8
Reading Proficiency
3.3
Student/Teacher Ratio
18:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,622 Students
  • 91 Teachers

Wakefield High
4901 SOUTH CHESTERFIELD RD
ARLINGTON, VA 22206

Phone: (703) 228-6700

District: Arlington County Public Schools

Overview

At Wakefield High, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Wakefield High is 45 percent. The student body makeup is 53 percent male and 47 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 82 percent. Wakefield High is 1 of 3 high schools in the Arlington County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,622
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 82%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 42%
Full-Time Teachers 91

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 91%
Proficient in Math 74%
College Readiness Index 30.0

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Mid-size City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 3
Total Students 5,737
Proficient in Reading (district average) 95%
Proficient in Math (district average) 82%
College Readiness (district average) 45.7

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Nearby Schools

Wakefield High is 1 of 3 schools in the Arlington County Public Schools.

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