George Washington High School

  • George Washington High School serves 1,098 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 58% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 66% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 46%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • George Washington High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

Top Placements

George Washington High School places among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

  • George Washington High School's student population of 1,098 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,098 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George Washington High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 646 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George Washington High School is 0.30, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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Asian
8%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
7%
4%
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White
83%
90%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in George Washington High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.300.12
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Graduation Rate
96%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKanawha County s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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