Wakefield High School

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4901 S Chesterfield Rd

Arlington, VA 22206

(703) 228-6700

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,709

Students Per Teacher: 24

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for Wakefield High School

I am a recent student and am now a certified teacher. There is such a character to the school. Very little bullying incidents, very few problems with "clicks," the popular kids earn it b/c they're friendly with everyone. It is a great place for any student to grow up-if you want your student to have ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/06/13

My child graduated with the class of 2009. He graduated having taken 6 AP classes, which translated into 19 credits accepted by his university. He participated in fall, winter and spring sports and believed the diversity of the student population greatly enhanced his high school experience. The counselors ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/17/09

I really like Wakefield, it's a great school just like Yorktown and W&L The only thing that bothers me is that we are the last school to get remodle...but other then that i like it. Most of the staff are cool and you learn a lot at wakefield.

Posted by a student on 07/03/08

Its a really good high school that prepares your child for high school. They have alot of fun and have really good teachers.

Posted by a parent on 04/07/08

I must be missing something. This can't be the Wakefield high I know. My child is in the 11th grade and ever since he has attended this school he could never get the right classes or the right language courses. Because of this he will not be getting his Advance diploma next year. Some of the staff are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/26/08

My son is entering 11th grade at Wakefield. He has had demanding classes; the AP program is really great; and overall very good teachers. He has been able to participate in school sports, which has also added to his high school experience. He said that being in a school that is so diverse is good ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/07/07

We have a top academic 10th grader enrolled at Wakefield who is being appropriately challenged academically, and has found a wonderful culturally diverse student body and faculty. The leadership makes this work as an asset for learning, including great life lessons. Wakefield's extensive offerings of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/21/07

Well i have two daughters that attend Wakefield i think its a good school in some cause i think that they diversity is great! but then it comes with problems my childen came home telling me about the gang figths that scares me to know that they school could have that. the teachers are ok they could be ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/30/05

Hi i am a current student at Wakwfield im in the 10th garde. to tell the truth i don't like he school its too much going on to me. too much drama even tho thats at all schools but i think they could help it at wakefield. i think some of the tearchers are very disrespectful and they know they won'r get ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 11/30/05

My student was a transfer student for one year. I was very impressed with the principal and her leadership as well with the academcis of the classroom. espically with the offering of the kaplen study for the SAT

Posted by a parent on 11/04/04

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Test scores for Wakefield High School

SOLEOC* Test Scores

Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2012
Wakefield High School
Arlington Co Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) End-of-Course tests to assess students in reading, writing, math, science and history/social science subjects at the end of each course, regardless of the student's grade level. The SOL End-of-Course tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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Arlington schools — Wakefield High School is located at 4901 S Chesterfield Rd, Arlington VA 22206. 4901 S Chesterfield Rd is in the 22206 ZIP code in Arlington, VA The school district for Wakefield High School is the Arlington Co Public Schools. Wakefield High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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