George Washington High School

Grades: 9-12

1,406 students

George Washington High School serves 1,406 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
George Washington High School operates within the Danville City School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1406 students has declined by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 114 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,406 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 114 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 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 12:1 15:1
Asian
1%
6%
Hispanic
5%
12%
Black
68%
24%
White
24%
53%
Two or more races
2%
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.
0.48 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.
54%
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 6,762 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,563 is higher than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,391 is higher than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Danville City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
4
Number of Students Managed 6,762 3,850
Graduation Rate 68% 77%
District Total Revenue $76 MM $43 MM
District Spending $75 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,563 $11,282
District Spending / Student $11,391 $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 Langston Focus School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Langston Focus School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Langston Focus School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DanvilleLangston Focus School
    Alternative School
    228 Cleveland St
    DanvilleVA 24541
    (434)799-5249
    Alternative School

    0.2 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 172 students                      
  • DanvilleAdult & Career Education Center
    Alternative School
    141 Goode St
    DanvilleVA 24541
    (434)799-6471
    Alternative School

    0.3 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • Danville Forest Hills Elementary School
    155 Mountain View Ave
    DanvilleVA 24541
    (434)799-6430
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 296 students                      
  • DanvilleWestwood Middle School
    500 Apollo Ave
    DanvilleVA 24540
    (434)797-8860
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 411 students                      
  • DanvilleO. Trent Bonner Middle School
    300 Apollo Ave
    DanvilleVA 24540
    (434)799-6446
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 514 students                      

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