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John Handley High School
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in Virginia. Students here perform below average on state tests, ... More have about average college readiness measures, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.

Academics

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Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Subject
% Proficient
Biology I
78%
State avg: 83%
World History I
78%
State avg: 85%
Algebra I
57%
State avg: 82%
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Equity

2/10

Equity overview

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

Very concerning:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling far behind other students in the state, and this school may have large achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

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Students Demographics

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White
51%
Hispanic
26%
Black
12%
Two or more races
8%
Asian
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%

Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
247 :1
State avg: 414 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
78%
State avg: 90%
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Neighborhood

425 Handley Boulevard
Winchester, VA 22601
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Last modified: July 11, 2019
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