Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools

10 Points of Pride

  1. WJCC’s Class of 2015 drop-out rate decreased from 4% to 1.6%.
  2. The VTSS Trailblazer Award from the Virginia Department of Education recognizes WJCC’s commitment to implementing a tiered system to support student social, emotional and academic needs.
  3. All 3 of the division’s high schools have been awarded Virginia Innovation Grants to develop programs for today’s 21st century learners. WHS earned a second grant to launch The Pathways Project.
  4. The Virginia School Boards Association’s 2016 Business Honor Roll recognized 3 of the division’s Business Partners.
  5. WJCC was named as one of the “2016 Best Communities for Music Education” by the NAMM Foundation.
  6. WJCC’s new Support Staff of the Year Program recognized 20 dedicated and talented employees.
  7. Over $28,000 in Innovative Learning Grants were awarded to WJCC instructional staff by the WJCC Schools Foundation.
  8. TMS PE Teacher Ron Trainum is the 2016 SHAPE National Middle School Teacher of the Year.
  9. The Outdoor Foundation’s $25,000 grant to WJCC will support a new program for 4th graders developed in partnership with the Colonial National Historic Park.
  10. The WJCC Finance and PR & Engagement departments earned a combined total of 7 national awards for achievement in financial reporting and for communications initiatives launched in 2015-16.

Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools



WJCC provides each and every student with the knowledge, skills and values to be a lifelong learner, communicate, think critically, work and live productively, and contribute constructively to the lives of others. WJCC is committed to providing the variety of programs necessary to address the range of students’ interests and needs as they grow academically, socially and emotionally.


Focus on the needs of individual students and personalize their learning experiences.


Act and display the highest levels of honesty, reliability and fidelity in all of our actions.


Students deserve instruction that keeps pace with advancements in education and the global society.


To our students, our staff and our community in our efforts to provide a premier education for every child.


Harness the creativity and support of our colleagues, families and community to reach our goals.

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