Washington Junior High School

  • Washington Junior High School serves 213 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Washington Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Washington Junior High School's student population of 213 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students213 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Washington Junior High School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank#2232 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
25%
15%
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White
52%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
18%
4%
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Diversity Score0.640.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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