Washington High School

Washington High School serves 1,733 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Washington High School operates within the Glendale Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 1733 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,733 students
Washington High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Washington High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Washington High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.85. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 18:1
Washington High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
3%
5%
Washington High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
5%
3%
Washington High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
58%
43%
Washington High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
9%
5%
Washington High School Black (1988-2012)
White
22%
42%
Washington High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Washington High School Sch Ethnicity Washington 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.
0.61 0.85
Washington 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.
59%
36%
Washington High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2012)
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.
5%
11%
Washington High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,949 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Glendale Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
1
Number of Students Managed 14,949 257
Glendale Union High   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a 74%
Glendale Union High   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2005)
District Total Revenue $136 MM $2 MM
Glendale Union High   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $135 MM $2 MM
Glendale Union High   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,116 $9,374
Glendale Union High   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,009 $8,323
Glendale Union High   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is West-mec - Washington High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Asdb/phoenix Day School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Maryland Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Phoenix West-mec - Washington High School
    Vocational School
    2217 West Glendale Ave
    Phoenix , AZ , 85021
    (623)915-8400
    Vocational School
    0  mi  |  1  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Phoenix Cornerstone Charter School
    Charter School
    7107 North Black Canyon Hwy
    Phoenix , AZ , 85021
    (602)595-2198
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  154  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Phoenix Maryland Elementary School
    6503 North 21st Ave
    Phoenix , AZ , 85015
    (602)347-2300
    0.4  mi  |  762  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Phoenix Orangewood Elementary School
    7337 North 19th Ave
    Phoenix , AZ , 85021
    (602)347-2900
    0.6  mi  |  1005  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Phoenix Phoenix Chic Elementary School
    Special Education School
    1946 West Morton Ave
    Phoenix , AZ , 85021
    (602)336-6810
    Special Education School
    0.7  mi  |  10  students  |  Gr.  PK

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