Washington Co High School

Tel: (251)847-2851
Grades: 5-12

505 students

Washington Co High School serves 505 students in grades 5-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Washington Co High School operates within the Washington County School District.

Overview

The student population of 505 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-12
Total Students 505 students
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Students by Grade Washington Co High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
American Indian
5%
1%
Black
25%
35%
White
68%
58%
All Ethnic Groups Washington Co High School Sch Ethnicity Washington Co 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.
0.48 0.31
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.
43%
51%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,314 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Washington County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
7
Number of Students Managed 3,314 3,032
Washington County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $32 MM $29 MM
Washington County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $32 MM $31 MM
Washington County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,306 $9,620
Washington County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,147 $10,180
Washington County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Washington Co Career Technical Center (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fruitdale High School (8.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chatom Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ChatomWashington Co Career Technical Center
    Vocational School
    Hwy 56
    ChatomAL 36518
    (251)847-2040
    Vocational School

    0 mi | n/a students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • ChatomChatom Elementary School
    Ray Coaker Rd
    ChatomAL 36518
    (251)847-2946
    0.9 mi | 344 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • FruitdaleFruitdale High School
    Ray Coaker Rd
    FruitdaleAL 36539
    (251)827-6655
    8.9 mi | 421 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • MillryMillry High School
    J Wood Rd
    MillryAL 36558
    (251)846-2987
    12.7 mi | 602 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • BuckatunnaBuckatunna Elementary School
    11 Mt. Zion Rd
    BuckatunnaMS 39322
    (601)648-2501
    16.9 mi | 441 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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Did You Know?
Alabama 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 0.31, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Alabama is Decatur City School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.