Washington High School

Washington High School serves 1,012 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the KS average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Washington High School operates within the Kansas City School District.
The school district's 59% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 1012 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,012 students
Washington High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Washington High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Washington High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Washington High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Washington High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
3%
Washington High School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
18%
18%
Washington High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
59%
7%
Washington High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
19%
66%
Washington High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
5%
Washington High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Washington High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KS 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.
0.59 0.30
Washington High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
73%
40%
Washington High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
10%
10%
Washington High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,677 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,908 is less than the state average of $13,276. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,832 is less than the state average of $12,850. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Kansas City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
3
Number of Students Managed 21,677 556
Kansas City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 59% 88%
Kansas City School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $244 MM $7 MM
Kansas City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $222 MM $7 MM
Kansas City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,908 $13,276
Kansas City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,832 $12,850
Kansas City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is F L Schlagle High School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is D D Eisenhower Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bethel Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kansas CityD D Eisenhower Middle School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 529 students2901 North 72nd St
    Kansas CityKS 66109
    (913)627-6450
    0.36-8529
  • Kansas CityBethel Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 151 students7850 Yecker
    Kansas CityKS 66109
    (913)627-3000
    0.6KG-5151
  • Kansas CityJohn F Kennedy Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 443 students2600 North 72nd St
    Kansas CityKS 66109
    (913)627-4950
    0.6KG-5443
  • Kansas CityHazel Grove Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 512 students2401 North 67th St
    Kansas CityKS 66104
    (913)627-7000
    1.1PK-5512
  • Kansas CityArrowhead Middle School
    1.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 465 students1715 North 82nd St
    Kansas CityKS 66112
    (913)627-6600
    1.76-8465

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