PROFICIENCY 93% 20% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
85%ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
92%Arlington
78%Virginia

Yorktown 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 1,933 students and 123 teachers at Yorktown High, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 204 free lunch students and 45 reduced lunch students.

Yorktown High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 93.0%, which is 20% higher than the Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1933
Teachers123.36
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch204
Reduced lunch45

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment951
Taking some courses900
Taking some courses (not tests)14
Passing some courses670
Passing no courses235

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 Yorktown High, there are a total of 951 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 900 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All89%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School89%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All97%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School97%

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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Yorktown High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictVirginiaNational
Caucasian 63.4% 44.0% 52.2% 51.1%
African American 5.3% 10.9% 23.2% 15.9%
Asian 8.1% 9.4% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 18.0% 30.2% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.5% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.7% 4.9% 4.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Nottingham Elementary96%0.6Arlington, VA
Williamsburg Middle School93%0.6Arlington, VA
Jamestown Elementary94%1.0Arlington, VA
Tuckahoe Elementary94%1.2Arlington, VA
Glebe Elementary91%1.2Arlington, VA
Swanson Middle School92%1.3Arlington, VA
Chesterbrook Elementary96%1.4McLean, VA
Taylor Elementary92%1.5Arlington, VA
Mckinley Elementary95%1.7Arlington, VA
Haycock Elementary98%1.8McLean, VA
Arlington Traditional98%1.8Arlington, VA
Longfellow Middle School96%1.9McLean, 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 Yorktown High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.