Washington High School

2217 W. Glendale Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Washington High School serves 1,638 students in grades 9-12.
Washington High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Washington High School's student population of 1,638 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,638 students
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Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
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School Rankings

Washington High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Washington High School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#716 out of 2120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
4%
6%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
64%
45%
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Black
12%
5%
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White
13%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.560.65
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Graduation Rate
91%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlendale Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Washington High School is West-mec - Washington High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Maryland Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix West-mec - Washington High School Vocational School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12
    0.0 miles
    2217 W. Glendale Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85021
    (623) 915-8400
    0 9-12 n/a
  • New River Cornerstone Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 186 students
    0.4 miles
    7107 N Black Canyon Hwy
    New River, AZ 85087
    (602) 595-2198
    0.4 9-12 186
  • Phoenix Maryland Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 827 students
    0.4 miles
    6503 N 21st Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85015
    (602) 347-2300
    0.4 PK-8 827
  • Phoenix Orangewood School Math: 20% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 970 students
    0.6 miles
    7337 N. 19th Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85021
    (602) 347-2900
    0.6 K-8 970
  • Phoenix Phoenix Chic - Morton Ave Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 22 students
    0.7 miles
    1946 W Morton Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85021
    (602) 771-5300
    0.7 PK 22

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