Washington Lee High School

Washington Lee High School serves 2,203 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Washington Lee High School operates within the Arlington County School District.
Arlington County School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 2203 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 135 teachers has grown by 45% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,203 students
Washington Lee High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Washington Lee High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 135 teachers
Washington Lee High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Washington Lee High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Washington Lee High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
10%
6%
Washington Lee High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
31%
13%
Washington Lee High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
11%
23%
Washington Lee High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
43%
52%
Washington Lee High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
5%
5%
Washington Lee High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.70 0.66
Washington Lee High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
22%
33%
Washington Lee High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
6%
6%
Washington Lee High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Arlington County School District's student population of 23,499 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The revenue/student of $21,102 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $21,886 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Arlington County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
4
Number of Students Managed 23,499 3,815
Arlington County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 79%
Arlington County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $428 MM $42 MM
Arlington County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $444 MM $42 MM
Arlington County School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $21,102 $10,576
Arlington County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $21,886 $10,658
Arlington County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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 SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 609 students
    0.3 miles
    1501 North Lincoln St
    ArlingtonVA 22201
    (703)228-7670
    0.3PK-5609
  • ArlingtonArlington Mill High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 214 students
    0.7 miles
    816 South Walter Reed Dr
    ArlingtonVA 22203
    (703)228-5295
    0.79-12214
  • ArlingtonGlebe Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 563 students
    0.7 miles
    1770 North Glebe Rd
    ArlingtonVA 22207
    (703)228-6280
    0.7PK-5563
  • ArlingtonNew Directions Alternative H.s. ProgramAlternative School

    0.8 miles
    2847 Wilson Blvd
    ArlingtonVA 22201
    (703)228-2117
    0.8n/an/a
  • ArlingtonHb Woodlawn Secondary Prgm.Alternative School

    0.9 miles
    4100 Vacation Ln
    ArlingtonVA 22207
    (703)228-6363
    0.9n/an/a

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