2205 Forest Dr Se
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
George Washington High School serves 1,189 students in grades 9-12.
George Washington High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,189 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

School Overview

George Washington High School's student population of 1,189 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,189 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
79 teachers
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School Rankings

George Washington High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of George Washington High School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#784 out of 1227 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
12%
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Black
22%
7%
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White
58%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Graduation Rate
85%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,189 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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