Washington County School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 2,681 students in Washington County School District. Washington County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Public schools in Washington County School District have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 46% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).
|School District Name||Washington County School District|
|School District Website||http://wcbek12.org|
|School District Phone Number||(251) 847-2401|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (AL)|
|# of Schools||8 Schools||1,473 Schools|
|# of Students||2,681 Students||740,870 Students|
|# of Teachers||173 Teachers||42,084 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||16:1||18:1|
Washington County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 138 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 88% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (AL)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#103 out of 138 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||257 Students||6,927 Students|
|% American Indian Students|
|# of Asian Students||6 Students||10,748 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||23 Students||58,644 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||711 Students||243,225 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||1,663 Students||403,886 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||837 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||21 Students||16,603 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||-||15,520|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||172||54,877|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||187||56,316|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||193||55,468|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||196||57,386|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||205||58,396|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||195||57,777|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||205||55,487|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||211||55,345|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||203||54,934|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||236||57,297|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||247||55,313|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||206||53,914|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||225||52,840|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $10,914 is higher than the state median of $10,763. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,884 is higher than the state median of $10,762. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (AL)|
|Total Revenue||$29 MM||$31 MM|
|Spending||$29 MM||$31 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$10,914||$10,763|
|Revenue / Student||$10,884||$10,762|
Washington County School District Public Schools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Rank: #11.592 Ray Coaker Rd
Chatom, AL 36518
Grades: K-4 | 274 students
- Rank: #44.Highway 56
Chatom, AL 36518
Grades: 5-12 | 514 students
- Rank: #55.Mcintosh
Mc Intosh, AL 36553
Grades: K-5 | 275 students
- Rank: #77.13077 County Rd 1
Fruitdale, AL 36539
Grades: K-12 | 395 students
- Rank: #88.16478 St Stephens Avenue
Chatom, AL 36518
Grades: 7-12 | n/a student
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