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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
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  • 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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39 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · January 11, 2017
As with every high school, it is what you make it. My oldest son graduated last year and as a military child, he has experienced many, many different schools and he loved Wakefield. It very diverse, as is Arlington. My oldest is a leader by... more

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Submitted by a community member · January 04, 2017
Being a transfer student at from half a world away, facing all those cultural differences and having no idea how the US education system works, not even mentioning language problems, I should be the last person whom you expect to be writing a... more

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Submitted by a community member · October 06, 2016
From the principal to staff, the adults are generally positive, responsive, respectful, caring, and dedicated. The diversity of the school and the inclusiveness of students is exceptional. It isn't perfect but the culture of the school is... more

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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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: January 11, 2017
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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