Washington High School

Washington High School serves 968 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
Washington High School operates within the Kansas City School District.
The school district's 54% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 968 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 968 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
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 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 12:1
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
15%
17%
Black
62%
7%
White
20%
68%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.56 0.29
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.
73%
39%
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.
10%
10%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,071 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,442 is less than the state average of $12,944. The district revenue/student has grown by 40% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,860 is higher than the state average of $12,499. The district spending/student has grown by 53% over four years.
School District Name Kansas City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
3
Number of Students Managed 22,071 575
Graduation Rate 54% 85%
District Total Revenue $253 MM $7 MM
District Spending $261 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,442 $12,944
District Spending / Student $12,860 $12,499
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is F L Schlagle High School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is D D Eisenhower Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John F Kennedy Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kansas CityD D Eisenhower Middle School
    2901 North 72nd St
    Kansas CityKS 66109
    (913)627-6450
    0.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 507 students                      
  • Kansas CityJohn F Kennedy Elementary School
    2600 North 72nd St
    Kansas CityKS 66109
    (913)627-4950
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 442 students                      
  • Kansas CityBethel Elementary School
    7850 Yecker
    Kansas CityKS 66109
    (913)627-3000
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 165 students                      
  • Kansas CityHazel Grove Elementary School
    2401 North 67th St
    Kansas CityKS 66104
    (913)627-7000
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 499 students                      
  • Kansas City White Church Elementary School
    2226 North 85th St
    Kansas CityKS 66109
    (913)627-4250
    1.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 266 students                      

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