Washington County High School

601 Lincoln Park Rd

Springfield, KY 40069-1501

Tel: (859)336-5475
Grades: 9-12

568 students

Washington County High School serves 568 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Washington County High School operates within the Washington County School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is higher than the KY state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 568 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 568 students
Washington County High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Washington County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Washington County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is more than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Washington County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Washington County High School Asian (2001-2010)
Hispanic
4%
4%
Washington County High School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
10%
11%
Washington County High School Black (1988-2012)
White
84%
81%
Washington County High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Washington County High School Sch Ethnicity Washington County High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.29 0.23
Washington County High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
46%
Washington County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
7%
Washington County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,835 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Washington County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
6
Number of Students Managed 1,835 2,353
Washington County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 80% 79%
Washington County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $24 MM
Washington County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $17 MM $23 MM
Washington County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,387 $10,129
Washington County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,733 $9,906
Washington County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Marion County High School (7.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Washington County Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington County Elementary School (0 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Springfield Washington County Middle School
    603 Lincoln Park Rd
    Springfield , KY 40069
    (859)336-5483
    0  mi  |  188  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Springfield Washington County Elementary School
    520 Lincoln Park Rd
    Springfield , KY 40069
    (859)336-5490
    0  mi  |  414  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lebanon Lebanon Middle School
    200 Corporate Dr
    Lebanon , KY 40033
    (270)692-3441
    7.1  mi  |  391  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lebanon Glasscock Elementary School
    773 East Main St
    Lebanon , KY 40033
    (270)692-3223
    7.6  mi  |  447  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lebanon Marion County High School
    735 East Main St
    Lebanon , KY 40033
    (270)692-6066
    7.6  mi  |  974  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Kentucky public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.23, which is lower than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Kentucky is Paducah Independent School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or national school diversity statistics.