Washington Township High School

  • Washington Township High School serves 2,380 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Washington Township High School operates within the Washington Township School District.
  • Washington Township School District's 92% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2380 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 191 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,380 students
Washington Township High School Total Students (1987-2015)
Total Classroom Teachers 191 teachers
Washington Township High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Washington Township High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Washington Township High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
5%
10%
Washington Township High School Asian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
4%
25%
Washington Township High School Black Students (1989-2015)
Black
8%
16%
Washington Township High School Black Students (1989-2015)
White
82%
48%
Washington Township High School White Students (1989-2015)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Washington Township High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Washington Township High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ 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.
0.32 0.42
Washington Township High School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
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.
12%
31%
Washington Township High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
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.
4%
5%
Washington Township High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Washington Township School District's student population of 7,437 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $20,021 in this district is less than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $19,224 is less than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Washington Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 7,437 954
Washington Township School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 92% 94%
Washington Township School District Graduation Rate (1995-2010)
District Total Revenue $153 MM $20 MM
Washington Township School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $147 MM $20 MM
Washington Township School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $20,021 $21,422
Washington Township School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $19,224 $21,053
Washington Township School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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