Washington High School

  • Washington High School serves 1,261 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Washington High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Washington High School places among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Washington High School's student population of 1,261 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,261 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Washington High School is 0.37, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank#167 out of 644 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
9%
2%
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Black
6%
4%
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White
79%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.370.19
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Graduation Rate
93%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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