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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 125 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,155 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 125 teachers
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 0.71 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
Asian
12%
6%
Hispanic
30%
12%
Black
11%
24%
White
42%
53%
Two or more races
5%
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.
0.71 0.41
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,543 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Arlington County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
4
Number of Students Managed 22,543 3,850
Graduation Rate 82% 77%
District Total Revenue $424 MM $43 MM
District Spending $444 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $21,656 $11,282
District Spending / Student $22,629 $11,065
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 Students Grades
  • ArlingtonArlington Science Focus Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1501 North Lincoln St
    ArlingtonVA 22201
    (703)228-7670
    Magnet School

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

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

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

    0.9 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       

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