Washington County School District

229 Granade St
Chatom, AL 36518
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Washington County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 2,583 students in Washington County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Washington County School District have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Alabama public school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
8 Schools
1,511 Schools
# Students
2,583 Students
747,831 Students
# Teachers
139 Teachers
38,289 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Washington County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 143 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#82 out of 143 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Washington County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Washington County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
96%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Washington County  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.52
0.62
# American Indian Students
221 Students
6,566 Students
% American Indian Students
9%
1%
# Asian Students
4 Students
11,346 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
21 Students
74,505 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
10%
# Black Students
613 Students
239,145 Students
% Black Students
24%
32%
# White Students
1,686 Students
393,117 Students
% White Students
65%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
905 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
36 Students
21,531 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
87
21,943
# Students in K Grade:
191
57,790
# Students in 1st Grade:
220
56,671
# Students in 2nd Grade:
168
54,419
# Students in 3rd Grade:
189
54,099
# Students in 4th Grade:
176
54,620
# Students in 5th Grade:
171
54,803
# Students in 6th Grade:
182
56,277
# Students in 7th Grade:
186
58,221
# Students in 8th Grade:
209
58,978
# Students in 9th Grade:
200
62,001
# Students in 10th Grade:
204
55,338
# Students in 11th Grade:
205
52,326
# Students in 12th Grade:
195
50,345
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,883 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,931. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,278 is less than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$31 MM
$9,671 MM
This chart display total revenue of Washington County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$29 MM
$9,086 MM
This chart display total spending of Washington County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,883
$12,931
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Washington County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,278
$12,150
This chart display average spending per public school student in Washington County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Washington County School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Chatom Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
592 Ray Coaker Rd
Chatom, AL 36518
(251) 847-2946
Grades: PK-4
| 301 students
Rank: #22.
Fruitdale High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
13077 County Rd 1
Fruitdale, AL 36539
(251) 827-6655
Grades: PK-12
| 393 students
Rank: #33.
Leroy High School
Math: 15% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
26301 Highway 43
Leroy, AL 36548
(251) 246-2000
Grades: PK-12
| 494 students
Rank: #44.
Washington County High School
Math: 11% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Highway 56
Chatom, AL 36518
(251) 847-2851
Grades: 5-12
| 454 students
Rank: #55.
Millry High School
Math: 11% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Wildcat Drive
Millry, AL 36558
(251) 846-2987
Grades: PK-12
| 536 students
Rank: #66.
Mcintosh High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7010 Highway 43
Mc Intosh, AL 36553
(251) 944-2449
Grades: 6-12
| 175 students
Rank: #77.
Mcintosh Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8945 Old Hwy 43
Mc Intosh, AL 36553
(251) 944-2481
Grades: PK-5
| 230 students
Rank: n/an/a
Washington County Career Technical Center
Vocational School
16478 St Stephens Avenue
Chatom, AL 36518
(251) 847-2040
Grades: 7-12
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Washington County School District?
Washington County School District manages 8 public schools serving 2,583 students.
What is the rank of Washington County School District?
Washington County School District is ranked #83 out of 143 school districts in Alabama (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Alabama school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
What is the racial composition of students in Washington County School District?
65% of Washington County School District students are White, 24% of students are Black, 9% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Washington County School District?
Washington County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 19:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 19:1.
What is Washington County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,278 is less than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,583 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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