Washington Lee High School

Washington Lee High School serves 2,155 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Washington Lee High School operates within the Arlington County Public s School District.
The school district's 82% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 2155 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 127 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,155 students
Washington Lee High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 127 teachers
Washington Lee High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Washington Lee High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is less than the state average of 0.84. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Washington Lee High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
6%
Washington Lee High School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
31%
12%
Washington Lee High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
12%
25%
Washington Lee High School Black (1993-2012)
White
38%
53%
Washington Lee High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Washington Lee High School Sch Ethnicity Washington Lee 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.
0.73 0.84
Washington Lee High School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
22%
32%
Washington Lee High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
9%
7%
Washington Lee High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,892 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Arlington County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
6
Number of Students Managed 21,892 3,926
Arlington County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 82% 77%
Arlington County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $424 MM n/a
Arlington County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $444 MM n/a
Arlington County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $21,656 $0
Arlington County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $22,629 $0
Arlington County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Yorktown High School (1.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Jefferson Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arlington Science Focus Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Arlington Arlington Science Focus Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1501 North Lincoln St
    Arlington , VA , 22201
    (703)228-7670
    Magnet School
    0.3  mi  |  575  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Arlington Glebe Elementary School
    1770 North Glebe Rd
    Arlington , VA , 22207
    (703)228-6280
    0.7  mi  |  505  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Arlington New Directions Alternative H.s. Program
    Alternative School
    2847 Wilson Blvd
    Arlington , VA , 22201
    (703)228-2117
    Alternative School
    0.8  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Arlington Stratford Program
    Special Education School
    4102 North Vacation Ln
    Arlington , VA , 22207
    (703)228-6440
    Special Education School
    0.9  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Arlington Hb Woodlawn Secondary Prgm.
    Alternative School
    4100 Vacation Ln
    Arlington , VA , 22207
    (703)228-6363
    Alternative School
    0.9  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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Did You Know?
Arlington, VA 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 0.49, which is higher than the Virginia average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Arlington is Beckham Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.