Washington High School

Washington High School serves 968 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% 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 60 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 968 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Washington High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Washington High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 16:1 12:1
Washington High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
13%
16%
Black
64%
7%
White
19%
68%
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.
0.54 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.
70%
38%
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%
10%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,828 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Kansas City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
3
Number of Students Managed 21,828 551
Graduation Rate 54% 85%
Kansas City School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $253 MM $7 MM
Kansas City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $261 MM $7 MM
Kansas City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,442 $12,944
Kansas City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,860 $12,499
Kansas City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Students Grades
  • Kansas CityD D Eisenhower Middle School
    2901 North 72nd St
    Kansas CityKS 66109
    (913)627-6450
    0.3 mi | 546 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Kansas CityJohn F Kennedy Elementary School
    2600 North 72nd St
    Kansas CityKS 66109
    (913)627-4950
    0.6 mi | 427 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Kansas CityBethel Elementary School
    7850 Yecker
    Kansas CityKS 66109
    (913)627-3000
    0.6 mi | 161 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Kansas CityHazel Grove Elementary School
    2401 North 67th St
    Kansas CityKS 66104
    (913)627-7000
    1.1 mi | 463 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Kansas CityHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award White Church Elementary School
    2226 North 85th St
    Kansas CityKS 66109
    (913)627-4250
    1.7 mi | 267 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Kansas City, KS 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 0.55, which is higher than the Kansas average of 0.31. The most diverse school in Kansas City is Lindbergh Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kansas or national school diversity statistics.