PROFICIENCY 85% 9% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
85%ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
92%Arlington
78%Virginia

Wakefield High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS" in Arlington, VA. There are a total of 1,881 students and 119 teachers at Wakefield High, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 591 free lunch students and 184 reduced lunch students.

Wakefield High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 84.5%, which is 9% higher than the Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1881
Teachers118.81
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch591
Reduced lunch184

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment523
Taking some courses445
Taking some courses (not tests)80
Passing some courses277
Passing no courses165

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 Wakefield High, there are a total of 523 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 445 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All83%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School83%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All86%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School86%

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.

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Wakefield High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictVirginiaNational
Caucasian 16.0% 44.0% 52.2% 51.1%
African American 23.6% 10.9% 23.2% 15.9%
Asian 10.9% 9.4% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 45.4% 30.2% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.5% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.7% 4.9% 4.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Claremont Immersion80%0.3Arlington, VA
Randolph Elementary69%1.0Arlington, VA
Abingdon Elementary78%1.0Arlington, VA
Barcroft Elementary64%1.1Arlington, VA
Glen Forest Elementary72%1.1Bailey's Crossroads, VA
Campbell Elementary82%1.1Arlington, VA
John Adams Elementary65%1.2Alexandria, VA
Drew Model Elementary74%1.3Arlington, VA
Francis C. Hammond Middle School57%1.4Alexandria, VA
Carlin Springs Elementary80%1.6Arlington, VA
Kenmore Middle School78%1.6Arlington, VA
William Ramsay Elementary55%1.7Alexandria, VA

Arlington demographics profile

StatisticArlingtonVirginiaNational
Population226,0928,310,301318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)8,69319191
Median age34.137.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%57%55%
Speak English71%84%79%
Speak Spanish13%7%13%

Education level achieved in Arlington

IndexArlingtonVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade93.4%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school92.9%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college85.6%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree77.0%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors73.7%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters39.1%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree13.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.3%1.7%1.3%
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Source: The Wakefield High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.