16380 Kings Highway
Montross, VA 22520
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Washington & Lee High School serves 456 students in grades 9-12.
Washington & Lee High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (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 70-74% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

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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 456 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
456 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Washington & Lee High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 0.64, which is less 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
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State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1023 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
11%
16%
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Black
46%
22%
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White
38%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
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
9%
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

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 456 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64 (Top 30%)

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