Washington G High School

  • Washington G High School serves 1,402 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 16% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Washington G High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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Washington G High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Washington G High School's student population of 1,402 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 81 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,402 students
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Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington G High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington G High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#3359 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Washington G High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington G High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
88%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Washington G High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
6%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Washington G High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
6%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Washington G High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washington G High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.220.67
This chart display the diversity score of Washington G High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Washington G High School and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington G High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington G High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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