George Washington High School

Tel: (434)799-6410
  • 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 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
  • 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 grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,473 students
George Washington High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % George Washington High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 105 teachers
George Washington High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade George Washington High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
George Washington High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
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%
51%
George Washington High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
George Washington High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
5%
George Washington High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups George Washington High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA 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.
0.46 0.42
George Washington High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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 (1994-2015)
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 (2000-2015)

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 decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,866 in this district is less than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,835 is less than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Danville City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 6,315 3,627
Danville City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 64% 79%
Danville City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $69 MM $41 MM
Danville City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $68 MM $40 MM
Danville City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,866 $11,380
Danville City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,835 $11,077
Danville City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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