Washington Lee High School

  • Washington Lee High School serves 2,255 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
  • Washington Lee High School operates within the Arlington County School District.
  • Arlington County School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2255 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 134 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,255 students
Washington Lee High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Washington Lee High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 134 teachers
Washington Lee High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Washington Lee High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Washington Lee High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
11%
6%
Washington Lee High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
34%
14%
Washington Lee High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
10%
23%
Washington Lee High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
40%
51%
Washington Lee High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
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Washington Lee High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
5%
Washington Lee 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.
0.71 0.42
Washington Lee 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.
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Washington Lee High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
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Washington Lee High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Arlington County School District's student population of 24,559 students has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 74% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $23,604 is higher than the state average of $11,091. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $23,720 is higher than the state average of $11,504. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Arlington County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
4
Number of Students Managed 24,559 3,627
Arlington County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 84% 79%
Arlington County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $532 MM $40 MM
Arlington County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $535 MM $42 MM
Arlington County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $23,604 $11,091
Arlington County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $23,720 $11,504
Arlington County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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