1301 N Stafford St
Arlington, VA 22201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Washington-lee High School serves 2,437 students in grades 9-12.
Washington-lee High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Washington-lee High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Washington-lee High School's student population of 2,437 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 153 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,437 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
153 teachers
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School Rankings

Washington-lee High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Washington-lee High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#488 out of 1800 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
7%
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Hispanic
33%
16%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
42%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washington-lee High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.70
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Graduation Rate
88%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington-lee High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington-lee High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
4  
This High School is the best! They have IB program unlike other Arlington County High Schools. I really enjoy my year with the help of my teachers and counselors.
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4  
This school is fantastic and will always be superior to Yorktown, the school is supportive of all clubs and differences. This school is the goat of schools.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,437 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 20%)

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