PROFICIENCY 82% 5% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
69%NEWPORT NEWS CITY PBLC SCHS
68%Newport News
78%Virginia

Warwick High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "NEWPORT NEWS CITY PBLC SCHS" in Newport News, VA. There are a total of 1,415 students and 98 teachers at Warwick High, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 675 free lunch students and 98 reduced lunch students.

Warwick High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 82.0%, which is 5% higher than than the Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1415
Teachers98.2
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch675
Reduced lunch98

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment363
Taking some courses348
Taking some courses (not tests)10
Passing some courses97
Passing no courses249

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Warwick High, there are a total of 363 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 348 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All85%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School85%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All79%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School80%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Warwick High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictVirginiaNational
Caucasian 32.3% 27.0% 52.2% 51.1%
African American 46.9% 53.2% 23.2% 15.9%
Asian 4.0% 2.7% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 13.5% 11.8% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.3% 4.5% 4.5% 3.1%

Newport News demographics profile

StatisticNewport NewsVirginiaNational
Population181,3628,185,131314,107,084
Population density (sq mi)2,63420391
Median age32.737.637.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%57%55%
Speak English89%85%79%
Speak Spanish6%7%13%

Education level achieved in Newport News

IndexNewport NewsVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade85.7%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school84.8%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college60.7%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree33.5%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors24.1%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters9.1%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.0%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
Source: The Warwick High data displayed above is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.