Walter Johnson High School

  • Walter Johnson High School serves 2,345 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 94% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 66% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Walter Johnson High School's student population of 2,345 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 131 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,345 students
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Total Classroom Teachers131 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walter Johnson High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Walter Johnson High School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#39 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
12%
6%
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Hispanic
19%
16%
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Black
9%
34%
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White
55%
38%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.640.41
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Graduation Rate
96%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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