George Washington High School

701 Broad St,

Danville, VA, 24541-2627

Tel: (434)799-6410
Grades: 9-12

1,363 students

George Washington High School serves 1,363 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 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 Public s School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1363 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 119 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,363 students
George Washington High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 119 teachers
George Washington High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade George Washington High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 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 11:1 15:1
George Washington High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
6%
George Washington High School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
3%
12%
George Washington High School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
68%
25%
George Washington High School Black (1993-2012)
White
24%
53%
George Washington High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups George Washington High School Sch Ethnicity George 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.
0.48 0.84
George Washington 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.
53%
32%
George Washington 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.
8%
7%
George Washington High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,330 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Danville City Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
8
Number of Students Managed 6,330 3,801
Danville City Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 68% 77%
Danville City Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $76 MM $43 MM
Danville City Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $75 MM $42 MM
Danville City Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,563 $11,282
Danville City Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,391 $11,065
Danville City 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 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 Students Grades
  • Danville Langston Focus School
    Alternative School
    228 Cleveland St
    Danville , VA , 24541
    (434)799-5249
    Alternative School
    0.2  mi  |  170  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Danville Adult & Career Education Center
    Alternative School
    141 Goode St
    Danville , VA , 24541
    (434)799-6471
    Alternative School
    0.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Danville Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Forest Hills Elementary School
    155 Mountain View Ave
    Danville , VA , 24541
    (434)799-6430
    0.6  mi  |  239  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Danville Westwood Middle School
    500 Apollo Ave
    Danville , VA , 24540
    (434)797-8860
    0.8  mi  |  404  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Danville O. Trent Bonner Middle School
    300 Apollo Ave
    Danville , VA , 24540
    (434)799-6446
    0.8  mi  |  560  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Did You Know?
Danville, 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 0.19, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Danville is East Park Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.