Winchester Public Schools Fast Facts (as of September 30, 2020)

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: 40%
  • Black/African American: 11%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Amer. Indian/Alaskan Nat: 0%
  • Nat. Hawaiian/Pac. Islander: 1%
  • Multiple: 8%
  • Approximately 60% qualify for Free or Reduced meals.
    English for Speakers of Other Languages enrollment: 20%

    Fast Facts 2017-18
    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 2020): 91%
  • Graduates seeking post-secondary education:
    • 4-Year: 44%
    • 2-Year: 25%
    • Other: Training 5%
  • Total number of 2020 graduates: 316
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    SAT Scores

    SAT SCORES


  • Critical Reading/Writing
    • WPS Average: 562
    • Virginia Average: 600
    • Worldwide Average: 545
  • Math
    • WPS Average: 556
    • Virginia Average: 586
    • Worldwide Average: 543
  • % of 2020 seniors taking the SAT: 45% between 08/2019-03/2020
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    Operating Budget

    OPERATING BUDGET


  • Local funds: $542,400
  • City appropriation: $30 403,848
  • State funds: $28,055,975
  • Federal funds: $5,340,988
  • Total operating budget: $64,343,211
  • Per pupil expenditure estimated FY21: $15,461
  • Beginning teacher salary: $42,880
  • Average teacher salary: $52,632
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    School Nutrition

    SCHOOL NUTRITION


  • Breakfasts Served daily: 722
  • Lunches Served daily: 906
  • Meal prices: For FY21, all students receive free breakfast and lunch meals under the federal government's pandemic relief program.
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    Student Enrollment

    STUDENT ENROLLMENT


  • Total number of students enrolled (PK-12): 4,303
  • Frederick Douglass Elementary: 349
  • John Kerr Elementary: 512
  • Garland Quarles Elementary: 379
  • Virginia Avenue Charlotte DeHart Elementary: 381
  • Daniel Morgan Intermediate School: 618
  • Daniel Morgan Middle School: 651
  • John Handley High School: 1,351
  • Northwestern Regional Educational Program: 28
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    WPS Employees

    EMPLOYEES


  • Total number of full-time positions: 743
  • Total number of instructional positions : 394
  • Total number of support staff: 321
  • Total number of administrators: 28
  • Professional staff with advanced degrees: 62.7%
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    School Buses

    TRANSPORTATION


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