PROFICIENCY 50% 26% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%JEFFERSON COUNTY SCHOOLS
45%Charles Town
39%West Virginia

Washington High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "JEFFERSON COUNTY SCHOOLS" in Charles Town, WV. There are a total of 1,180 students and 78 teachers at Washington High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 334 free lunch students and 66 reduced lunch students.

Washington High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 49.5%, which is 26% higher than the West Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1180
Teachers78.06
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch334
Reduced lunch66

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment329
Taking some courses143
Taking some courses (not tests)47
Passing some courses95
Passing no courses40

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 High School, there are a total of 329 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 143 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All32%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School30-34%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All67%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School65-69%

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 High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictWest VirginiaNational
Caucasian 82.0% 79.8% 90.9% 51.1%
African American 7.8% 7.8% 4.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 1.4% 0.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 6.5% 6.9% 1.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.5% 3.9% 2.0% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Charles Town Middle School41%2.1Charles Town, WV
Wright Denny Intermediate School52%2.2Charles Town, WV
South Jefferson Elementary School54%2.7Charles Town, WV
Ranson Elementary School45%3.2Ranson, WV
Blue Ridge Elementary School45%5.2Shannondale, WV
Driswood Elementary School61%6.2Shenandoah Junction, WV
C. W. Shipley Elementary School65%6.7Harpers Ferry, WV
T A Lowery Elementary School39%6.9Shenandoah Junction, WV
Jefferson High School42%6.9Shenandoah Junction, WV
Wildwood Middle School42%7.2Shenandoah Junction, WV
Harpers Ferry Middle School44%8.0Bolivar, WV
Clarke County High88%8.9Berryville, VA

Charles Town demographics profile

StatisticCharles TownWest VirginiaNational
Population3,3191,846,092318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3947791
Median age38.741.937.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%59%55%
Speak English95%98%79%
Speak Spanish1%1%13%

Education level achieved in Charles Town

IndexCharles TownWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade84.1%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.3%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college59.9%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.4%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.2%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%0.8%1.3%
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Source: The Washington High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.