District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Roanoke City Public Schools based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Academic Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Roanoke City Public Schools

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Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
January 21, 2024
Hello, I am graduated from this school, and I’m now in high school, but I felt like leaving a review because I have to be brutally honest with Woodrow. This school is not a good school in the... More
Parent / Guardian
November 04, 2023
Has great teaching and helps students overcome themselves.
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
September 21, 2023
I am a substitute teacher for Roanoke City Public schools. One day at this school was enough for me to never want to come back! What I saw were teachers that care and do their best to do their jobs to... More
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