George Washington High School

  • George Washington High School serves 1,473 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • George Washington High School operates within the Danville City School District.
  • Danville City School District's 64% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1473 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,473 students
George Washington High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %George Washington High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
George Washington High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by GradeGeorge Washington High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
George Washington High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
Asian
1%
6%
George Washington High School Asian Students (1993-2015)
Hispanic
6%
14%
George Washington High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
70%
23%
George Washington High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
22%
52%
George Washington High School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
1%
5%
George Washington High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsGeorge Washington High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA 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.
0.460.66
George Washington High School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
57%
34%
George Washington High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
7%
6%
George Washington High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Danville City School District's student population of 6,315 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 64% has increased from 61% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,822 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,680 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District NameDanville City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed6,3153,627
Danville City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate64%79%
Danville City School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$75 MM$42 MM
Danville City School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$74 MM$42 MM
Danville City School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,822$10,576
Danville City School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,680$10,658
Danville City School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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