Washington High School

  • Washington High School serves 1,638 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Washington High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Washington High School's student population of 1,638 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has grown by 6% 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 Comparison

  • Washington High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington High School is 0.54, 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 School Rank#845 out of 2111 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
4%
6%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
65%
45%
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Black
12%
5%
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White
14%
38%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washington High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.540.65
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Graduation Rate
91%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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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

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