Washington Co High School

  • Washington Co High School serves 563 students in grades 5-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Washington Co High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%.
  • Washington Co High School operates within the Washington County School District.
  • Washington County School District's 83% graduation rate is lower than the Alabama state average of 87%.

Top Placements (Alabama)

Washington Co High School is Listed among the top public schools in Alabama for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Washington Co High School's student population of 563 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students563 students
Gender %Washington Co High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Students by GradeWashington Co High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Washington Co High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington Co High School is 0.44, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
43%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
American Indian
8%
1%
Black
20%
33%
White
72%
56%
All Ethnic GroupsWashington Co High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.440.33
Graduation Rate90-94%
87%
Washington Co High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
46%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Washington Co High School is Washington County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 136 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Washington County School District's student population of 2,936 students has decreased by 8% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 85% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,586 in this district is less than the state average of $10,349. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,046 is less than the state average of $10,471. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameWashington County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    8
    6
    Number of Students Managed2,9362,907
    Washington County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    26%
    43%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    29%
    38%
    District Graduation Rate
    83%
    87%
    District Total Revenue$31 MM$30 MM
    District Spending$32 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,586$10,349
    District Spending / Student$10,046$10,471
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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