Washington Community School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,771 students in Washington Community School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
Public Schools in Washington Community School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Iowa public school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 68% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Washington Community School District are Washington High School, Washington Middle School and Lincoln Upper Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Washington Community School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Washington Community School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Iowa for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Washington Community School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,329 Schools
# Students
1,771 Students
502,273 Students
# Teachers
122 Teachers
34,383 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Washington Community School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 330 school districts in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IA)
Overall District Rank
#307 out of 330 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Washington Community   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Washington Community   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington Community   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Washington Community   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.39
0.41
# American Indian Students
2 Students
1,874 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
7 Students
12,681 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
308 Students
54,401 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
11%
# Black Students
34 Students
30,876 Students
% Black Students
2%
6%
# White Students
1,347 Students
381,065 Students
% White Students
76%
76%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
1,349 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
71 Students
20,027 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
122
22,009
# Students in K Grade:
122
38,247
# Students in 1st Grade:
119
34,902
# Students in 2nd Grade:
118
36,010
# Students in 3rd Grade:
104
36,631
# Students in 4th Grade:
119
37,922
# Students in 5th Grade:
120
37,957
# Students in 6th Grade:
116
37,546
# Students in 7th Grade:
123
37,023
# Students in 8th Grade:
124
36,347
# Students in 9th Grade:
127
37,623
# Students in 10th Grade:
146
37,014
# Students in 11th Grade:
149
36,120
# Students in 12th Grade:
162
36,922
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,844 is higher than the state median of $14,230. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,120 is less than the state median of $13,767. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue
$26 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Washington Community   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$23 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Washington Community   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,844
$14,230
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Washington Community   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,120
$13,767
This chart display average spending per public school student in Washington Community   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Washington Community School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Washington High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1111 S. Ave. B
Washington, IA 52353
(319) 653-2143
Grades: 9-12
| 584 students
Rank: #22.
Washington Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
313 S. 4th Ave.
Washington, IA 52353
(319) 653-5414
Grades: 6-8
| 363 students
Rank: #33.
Lincoln Upper Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
606 S 4th Ave
Washington, IA 52353
(319) 653-3691
Grades: 3-5
| 343 students
821 N 4th Ave
Washington, IA 52353
(319) 653-3244
Grades: PK-2
| 481 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Washington Community School District
  • 404 West Main, Washington, IA, 52353
  • (319) 653-6543
  • washington.k12.ia.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,771 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in IA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.39

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