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School leader:  Dr.. Chris Willmore
1325 South Dinwiddie Street
Arlington, VA 22206

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(703) 228-6700
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"We believe in the 5Rs: Rigor, Relationships, Resilience, Responsibility, Results"

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
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  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    Graphics, Technical design and production...
  • World languages
    American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic, Chinese - Mandarin...
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24 reviews

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Recent Comments


Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · June 24, 2016
The staff at Wakefield are committed to seeing each student excel and do their personal best. Because to the amazing diverse student body each student is treated fairly.

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Submitted by a parent · June 24, 2016
Passionate & committed teachers; they pushed my son who has always been an average "just get by" student to be the outstanding scholar he is today. He graduated with honors and 21 AP credits and he is thrilled with his accomplishment and you can... more

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Submitted by a parent · July 21, 2015
It seems that people like to write reviews when and only when they have a problem with the school. Wakefield High School is one of the best high school's in the county. The teacher's care, and are highly responsive. I've had two children go... more

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · July 21, 2015
My daughter still keeps in touch with many of her high school teachers. They provide opportunities for her be it educational wise or in the workforce.

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About this school

VISION - To teach and inspire; to reach and transform. Every student. Every year. MISSION - To graduate students who experience a rigorous academic program and emerge as confident critical thinkers who embrace challenges, demonstrate resiliency, and are empowered to pursue personal goals and contribute positively to their communities.

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Last modified: July 21, 2016
Last modified Wakefield High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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