Jamestown High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#414
College Readiness Index
50.6
Math Proficiency
2.9
Reading Proficiency
3.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,186 Students
  • 76 Teachers

Jamestown High School
3751 JOHN TYLER HWY
WILLIAMSBURG, VA 23135

Phone: (757) 259-3600

District: Williamsburg-James City Public Schools

Overview

Jamestown High School is ranked 19th within Virginia. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Jamestown High School is 62 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 26 percent. Jamestown High School is 1 of 3 high schools in the Williamsburg-James City Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#414
State Rank
#19

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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 1,186
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 26%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 16%
Full-Time Teachers 76

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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 98%
Proficient in Math 84%
College Readiness Index 50.6

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
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 3,399
Proficient in Reading (district average) 96%
Proficient in Math (district average) 75%
College Readiness (district average) 38.1

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Nearby Schools

Jamestown High School is 1 of 3 schools in the Williamsburg-James City Public Schools.

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