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 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Washington Lee High School operates within the Arlington County 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 grown by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 125 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,155 students
Washington Lee High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 125 teachers
Washington Lee High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Washington Lee High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.41. 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 (1987-2013)
Asian
12%
6%
Washington Lee High School Asian Students (1993-2013)
Hispanic
30%
12%
Washington Lee High School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
11%
24%
Washington Lee High School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
42%
53%
Washington Lee High School White Students (1993-2013)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Washington Lee High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Washington Lee High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.71 0.41
Washington Lee High School Diversity Score (1993-2013)
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.
19%
32%
Washington Lee High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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.
6%
6%
Washington Lee High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,543 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $21,656 is higher than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $22,629 is higher than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Arlington County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
4
Number of Students Managed 22,543 3,850
Arlington County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 82% 77%
Arlington County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $424 MM $43 MM
Arlington County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $444 MM $42 MM
Arlington County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $21,656 $11,282
Arlington County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $22,629 $11,065
Arlington County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Arlington Mill High School (0.7 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 Grades Students
  • ArlingtonArlington Science Focus Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1501 North Lincoln St
    ArlingtonVA 22201
    (703)228-7670
    Magnet School

    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 575 students                      
  • ArlingtonArlington Mill High School
    Alternative School
    4600 North Fairfax Dr
    ArlingtonVA 22203
    (703)228-5295
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 105 students                      
  • ArlingtonGlebe Elementary School
    1770 North Glebe Rd
    ArlingtonVA 22207
    (703)228-6280
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 541 students                      
  • ArlingtonNew Directions Alternative H.s. Program
    Alternative School
    2847 Wilson Blvd
    ArlingtonVA 22201
    (703)228-2117
    Alternative School

    0.8 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • ArlingtonStratford Program
    Special Education School
    4102 North Vacation Ln
    ArlingtonVA 22207
    (703)228-6440
    Special Education School

    0.9 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      

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