Washington High School

  • Washington High School serves 553 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 78%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Washington High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 22%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Washington High School's student population of 553 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students553 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,252 schools in Iowa (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington High School is 0.30, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank
26%
26%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
16%
10%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
82%
78%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 IA.
Diversity Score0.300.23
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Graduation Rate85-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington Community School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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