George Washington High School

1522 Tennis Club Rd
Charleston, WV 25314
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
George Washington High School serves 1,130 students in grades 9-12.
George Washington High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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 1,130 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,130 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

George Washington High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of George Washington High School is 0.29, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#30 out of 644 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
7%
4%
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White
84%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.290.19
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Graduation Rate
93%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKanawha County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to George Washington High School is Garnet Career Center (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is John Adams Middle School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charleston John Adams Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 751 students
    0.4 miles
    2002 Presidential Dr
    Charleston, WV 25314
    (304) 348-6652
    0.4 6-8 751
  • Charleston Overbrook Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 393 students
    0.6 miles
    218 Overbrook Rd
    Charleston, WV 25314
    (304) 348-6179
    0.6 PK-5 393
  • Charleston Holz Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-5 | 263 students
    0.9 miles
    1505 Hampton Rd
    Charleston, WV 25314
    (304) 348-1906
    0.9 PK-5 263
  • Charleston Kenna Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-5 | 178 students
    1.7 miles
    198 Eureka Rd
    Charleston, WV 25314
    (304) 348-6104
    1.7 PK-5 178
  • South Charleston Weberwood Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 238 students
    1.7 miles
    732 Gordon Road
    South Charleston, WV 25303
    (304) 348-1924
    1.7 PK-5 238

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