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 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • 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 OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,255 students
Washington Lee High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Washington Lee High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers134 teachers
Washington Lee High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by GradeWashington Lee High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Washington Lee High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
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%
52%
Washington Lee High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
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)
All Ethnic GroupsWashington Lee High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.710.66
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.
23%
34%
Washington Lee High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
6%
6%
Washington Lee High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Arlington County School District's student population of 22,250 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 71% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,201 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,876 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four years.
School District NameArlington County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
33
4
Number of Students Managed22,2503,627
Arlington County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate84%79%
Arlington County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$428 MM$42 MM
Arlington County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$444 MM$42 MM
Arlington County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$18,201$10,576
Arlington County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$18,876$10,658
Arlington County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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