Washington (george) High School

  • Washington (george) High School serves 2,054 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 72% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Washington (george) High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Washington (george) High School operates within the San Francisco Unified School District.
  • San Francisco Unified School District's 86% graduation rate is higher than the California state average of 83%.

Top Placements

Washington (george) High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Washington (george) High School's student population of 2054 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,054 students
Gender %Washington (george) High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers99 teachers
Students by GradeWashington (george) High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Washington (george) High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington (george) High School is 0.52, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio21:124:1
Asian
67%
11%
Hispanic
15%
54%
Black
4%
6%
White
9%
24%
Two or more races
5%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsWashington (george) High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.520.41
Graduation Rate
94%
83%
Washington (george) High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Washington (george) High School is San Francisco Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • San Francisco Unified School District's student population of 57,736 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 82% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $12,136 is higher than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,995 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameSan Francisco Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    128
    4
    Number of Students Managed57,7361,585
    San Francisco Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    49%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    53%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    86%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$691 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$797 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$12,136$11,049
    District Spending / Student$13,995$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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