Washington High School serves 498 students in grades 9-12.
Washington High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 498 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 25%
- Graduation Rate: ≥95% (Top 5% in IA)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 55% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 67% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Washington High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
Washington High School's student population of 498 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Washington High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Washington High School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#834 out of 1221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Washington High School's ranking?
Washington High School is ranked #834 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 67% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Washington High School?
The graduation rate of Washington High School is 95%, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 89%.
How many students attend Washington High School?
498 students attend Washington High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Washington High School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Washington High School?
Washington High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Washington High School offer ?
Washington High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Washington High School part of?
Washington High School is part of Washington Community School District.
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