John S. Battle High School
About Us

 
Contact Information

John S. Battle High School

21264 Battle Hill Drive

Bristol, VA 24202

Phone: 276-642-5300

Fax: 276-645-2386

Guidance Fax: 276-642-5330

jsbhs@wcs.k12.va.us

 

Driving Directions

 
Take Exit #10 off of Interstate 81. If you are coming from the north, turn right at the end of the ramp, (if you are coming from the south, turn left at end of ramp). At traffic light turn left onto Lee Highway. The school is on the right about one mile from the traffic light.
 
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Standards of Learning Test Scores

Algebra I Algebra II Biology
Year 2007 2008 2009 2007 2008 2009 2007 2008 2009
76 84 81 75 74 77 85 81 88
Division 85 88 89 82 86 83 86 87 90
Chemistry Earth Science English: Reading
Year 2007 2008 2009 2007 2008 2009 2007 2008 2009
92 92 90 85 84 88 94 96 94
Division 93 91 94 88 87 89 92 92 94
English: Writing Geometry Va. and U.S. History
Year 2007 2008 2009 2007 2008 2009 2007 2008 2009
96 95 93 77 83 76 92 95 93
Division 93 93 93 81 82 78 87 94 92
World Geography World History I World History II
Year 2007 2008 2009 2007 2008 2009 2007 2008 2009
* * 100 91 92 97 * 92 100
Division 81 82 91 89 91 92 93 92 96
* Test not given.
 

Career and Technical Certifications

 

Career & Technical Education Industry Certification
Credentialing Exam Number of Students Tested Number of Students Passing Exam Percentage of Students Passing Exam*
(MOS)Word 60 60 100%
(MOS) Excel 0 0 0.0%
IC3 Comp. Fund.      
IC3 Key Appl.      
IC3 Line      

 

VDOE School Report Card

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Mission Statement

 

JOHN S. BATTLE HIGH SCHOOL, in partnership with our community, is committed to empowering each student with the knowledge and skills necessary for lifelong learning and to meet the challenges of a diverse and technological society.

 
 
We Believe:

1. Student learning is the main priority for our school.   We are committed to the intellectual, social, and emotional growth that can enable all students to become lifelong learners and contributing citizens.

2. Discipline is the foundation of education.  This belief is demonstrated through high expectations set for good character that includes responsibility, dependability, integrity, self-control, and socially accepted standards of conduct.

3. Teachers, staff, and administrators are integral to students’ learning development and serve as role models who influence academic and character behaviors and attitudes.

4. Ongoing staff development and current resources are essential for quality instruction.

5. Differentiation of instructional strategies is necessary to meet the needs of all students. 

6. A variety of assessments are necessary to analyze student achievement and competencies.

7. All stakeholders within the school community share in the responsibility for providing a quality school.