PROFICIENCY 90% 15% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
85%ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
92%Arlington
78%Virginia

Washington Lee High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS" in Arlington, VA. There are a total of 2,255 students and 134 teachers at Washington Lee High, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 535 free lunch students and 136 reduced lunch students.

Washington Lee High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 89.5%, which is 15% higher than the Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2255
Teachers134.08
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch535
Reduced lunch136

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment997
Taking some courses874
Taking some courses (not tests)116
Passing some courses520
Passing no courses349

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Washington Lee High, there are a total of 997 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 874 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All87%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School87%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All92%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School92%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Washington Lee High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictVirginiaNational
Caucasian 40.6% 44.0% 52.2% 51.1%
African American 10.7% 10.9% 23.2% 15.9%
Asian 10.7% 9.4% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 32.1% 30.2% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.5% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.7% 4.9% 4.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Arlington Science Focus91%0.5Arlington, VA
Glebe Elementary91%0.7Arlington, VA
Arlington Traditional98%0.8Arlington, VA
Barrett Elementary77%1.0Arlington, VA
Francis Scott Key Elementary80%1.3Arlington, VA
Taylor Elementary92%1.3Arlington, VA
Jefferson Middle School84%1.4Arlington, VA
Long Branch Elementary85%1.4Arlington, VA
Swanson Middle School92%1.6Arlington, VA
Ashlawn Elementary90%1.7Arlington, VA
Barcroft Elementary64%1.8Arlington, VA
Kenmore Middle School78%1.9Arlington, VA

Arlington demographics profile

StatisticArlingtonVirginiaNational
Population226,0928,310,301318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)8,69319191
Median age34.137.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%57%55%
Speak English71%84%79%
Speak Spanish13%7%13%

Education level achieved in Arlington

IndexArlingtonVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade93.4%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school92.9%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college85.6%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree77.0%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors73.7%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters39.1%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree13.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.3%1.7%1.3%
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Source: The Washington Lee High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.