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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Washington High School operates within the Washington Community School District.
  • Washington Community School District's 85-89% graduation rate is lower than the Iowa state average of 88%.

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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
Washington High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Washington High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Washington High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeWashington High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Washington High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1252 schools in Iowa (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
78%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
75%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
Washington High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
n/an/a
Washington High School American Indian Students (2010-2011)
Asian
n/a
2%
Washington High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
16%
10%
Washington High School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
1%
6%
Washington High School Black Students (1992-2016)
White
82%
78%
Washington High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
1%
4%
Washington High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsWashington High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.300.23
Washington High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate85-89%
88%
Washington High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
34%
Washington High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
Washington High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Washington High School is Washington Community School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 334 school districts in Iowa (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Washington Community School District's student population of 1,674 students has decreased by 10% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 85-89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,741 in this district is less than the state average of $10,894. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,956 is less than the state average of $10,932. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
    School District NameWashington Community School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    4
    3
    Number of Students Managed1,674679
    Washington Community School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    76%
    78%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    72%
    75%
    District Graduation Rate85-89%
    88%
    District Total Revenue$20 MM$7 MM
    District Spending$19 MM$7 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,741$10,894
    District Spending / Student$9,956$10,932
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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