Washington High School

  • Washington High School serves 1,002 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the KS average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 35%.
  • Washington High School operates within the Kansas City School District.
  • Kansas City School District's 59% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1002 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,002 students
Washington High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Washington High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Washington High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Washington High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Washington High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Washington High School American Indian Students (2000-2013)
Asian
4%
3%
Washington High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
17%
19%
Washington High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
56%
7%
Washington High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
21%
65%
Washington High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Washington High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Washington High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.62 0.31
Washington High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Washington High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Washington High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Kansas City School District's student population of 21,334 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 59% has increased from 57% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,289 in this district is less than the state average of $13,603. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,897 is less than the state average of $13,446. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Kansas City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
3
Number of Students Managed 21,334 531
Kansas City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 59% 87%
Kansas City School District Graduation Rate (2002-2015)
District Total Revenue $257 MM $7 MM
Kansas City School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $249 MM $7 MM
Kansas City School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $12,289 $13,603
Kansas City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $11,897 $13,446
Kansas City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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