Washington County High School



Washington County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Washington County High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 230
10 229
11 201
12 208

Washington County High School is a public high school of the Washington County School District located in Sandersville, GA. It has 868 students in grades 9th through 12th. Washington County High School is the 262nd largest public high school in Georgia and the 6,757th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.7 to 1.

Total Students: 868
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 59

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Washington County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 441
(51%)
441
(51%)
 Male 427
(49%)
427
(49%)

Washington County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 586
(68%)
586
(68%)
 White 252
(29%)
252
(29%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
15
(2%)
 Hispanic 11
(1%)
11
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Washington County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 396
(46%)
396
(46%)
 Not Eligible 360
(41%)
360
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 112
(13%)
112
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Washington County High School is ranked 225th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Washington County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Washington County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1161
2006 1129
2007 1112
2008 1093
2009 1037
2010 969
2011 935
2012 868

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 17.6
2007 17.1
2008 16.8
2009 17
2010 15.4
2011 15.3
2012 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63135228251507
2006 0.62533215234721
2007 0.61241007194245
2008 0.61024702653248
2009 0.59787849566056
2010 0.59752321981424
2011 0.59786096256684
2012 0.5852534562212

Compare Washington County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 
This School 58.5%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Washington County High School
Sandersville, GA
Public 09 - 12 868 14.7:1  
Brentwood School
Sandersville, GA
Private PK - 12 361 13:1 3 miles
John Hancock Academy
Sparta, GA
Private PK - 12 113 7:1 16 miles
Johnson County High School
Wrightsville, GA
Public 09 - 12 330 14.5:1 17 miles
Glascock County Consolidated School
Gibson, GA
Public PK - 12 640 15.5:1 22 miles
Hancock Central High School
Sparta, GA
Public 09 - 12 338 13.7:1 25 miles
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Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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