Washington High School

Washington High School serves 1,325 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Washington High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Washington High School's student population of 1,325 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,325 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 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Washington High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#944 out of 2085 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
96%
71%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.080.47
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Graduation Rate
91%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Washington High School is Four Rivers Career Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington West Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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