Winchester Public Schools Fast Facts (as of September 30, 2021)

Fast Facts 2017-18
Our Students

OUR STUDENTS


WPS’ richly diverse students hail from all over the world and speak a vast array of languages!

  • White: 38%
  • Hispanic: 41%
  • Black/African American: 11%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Amer. Indian/Alaskan Nat: .5%
  • Nat. Hawaiian/Pac. Islander: 1%
  • Multiple: 8%
  • Approximately 68% qualify for Free or Reduced meals.
    English Learners enrollment: 31%

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    School Mascots

    SCHOOLS


  • John Handley High School: Grades 9-12
  • Daniel Morgan Middle School: Grades 7-8
  • Frederick Douglass Elementary: Grades PK-4
  • Daniel Morgan Intermediate School: Grades 5-6
  • Garland Quarles Elementary: Grades PK-4
  • John Kerr Elementary: Grades PK-4
  • Virginia Avenue Charlotte DeHart Elementary: Grades PK-4
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    Handley High School Graduates

    GRADUATES


  • On-time Graduation rate (June 2021): 91%
  • Graduates seeking post-secondary education:
    • 4-Year: 44%
    • 2-Year: 25%
    • Other Training: TBA
  • Total number of 2021 graduates: 300
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    SAT Scores

    SAT SCORES


  • Evidence-Based Reading/Writing
    • WPS Average: 592
    • Virginia Average: 567
    • Worldwide Average: 528
  • Math
    • WPS Average: 578
    • Virginia Average: 567
    • Worldwide Average: 528
  • Percent of 2021 seniors who took the SAT: 23%
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    Operating Budget

    OPERATING BUDGET


  • Local funds: $542,000
  • City appropriation: $31,099,840
  • State funds: $29,853,355
  • Federal funds: $9,405,649
  • Total operating budget: $70,901,244
  • Per pupil expenditure estimated FY22: $17,050
  • Beginning teacher salary: $45,500
  • Average teacher salary: $54,504
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    School Nutrition

    SCHOOL NUTRITION


  • Breakfasts Served daily: 1,250
  • Lunches Served daily: 2,305
  • Meal prices: Breakfast & Lunch for Students - $0.00 (all free); Adult Breakfast: $2.30
  • Adult Lunch: $3.90
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    Student Enrollment

    STUDENT ENROLLMENT


  • Total number of students enrolled (PK-12): 4,161
  • Frederick Douglass Elementary: 339
  • John Kerr Elementary: 501
  • Garland Quarles Elementary: 361
  • Virginia Avenue Charlotte DeHart Elementary: 396
  • Daniel Morgan Intermediate School: 587
  • Daniel Morgan Middle School: 624
  • John Handley High School: 1,330
  • Northwestern Regional Educational Program: 23
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    WPS Employees

    EMPLOYEES


  • Total number of full-time positions: 726
  • Total number of instructional positions : 402
  • Total number of support staff: 267
  • Total number of administrators: 30
  • Professional staff with advanced degrees: 56%
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    School Buses

    TRANSPORTATION


  • Total number school buses: 45
  • Miles traveled yearly: 248,591