Washington County High School

  • Washington County High School serves 514 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the KY average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • Washington County High School operates within the Washington County School District.
  • Washington County School District's 79% graduation rate is lower than the KY state average of 82%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 514 students has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students514 students
Washington County High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Washington County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Washington County High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeWashington County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
Washington County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Washington County High School Asian Students (2001-2014)
Hispanic
5%
6%
Washington County High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
9%
11%
Washington County High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
86%
78%
Washington County High School White Students (1988-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWashington County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownKY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.250.38
Washington County High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
43%
51%
Washington County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Washington County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Washington County School District's student population of 1,719 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,752 is higher than the state average of $10,260. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,037 is less than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has declined by 29% over four years.
School District NameWashington County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
6
Number of Students Managed1,7192,307
Washington County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate79%82%
Washington County School District Graduation Rate (2000-2015)
District Total Revenue$18 MM$24 MM
Washington County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$17 MM$24 MM
Washington County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,752$10,260
Washington County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,037$10,180
Washington County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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