Washington County High School

  • Washington County High School serves 514 students in grades 5-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Washington County 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 top 50%) for the 2016-17 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 45%.

School Overview

  • Washington County High School's student population of 514 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students514 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Washington County High School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Washington County High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Washington County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington County High School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#815 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Washington County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
8%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
19%
33%
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White
72%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Washington County High School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washington County High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.440.59
This chart display the diversity score of Washington County High School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate90-94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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