Washington High School



Washington High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Washington 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
9 315
10 249
11 222
12 180

Washington High School is a public high school of the Kansas City School District located in Kansas City, KS. It has 966 students in grades 9th through 12th. Washington High School is the 51st largest public high school in Kansas and the 6,183rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.1 to 1.

Total Students: 966
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 68.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,183rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 51st out of 354
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 259th out of 339
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 45th out of 339

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Washington High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 507
(52%)
2,797
(50%)
 Female 459
(48%)
2,758
(50%)

Washington High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 533
(55%)
1,889
(34%)
 Hispanic 171
(18%)
2,505
(45%)
 White 165
(17%)
642
(12%)
 Asian 64
(7%)
417
(8%)
 Two or More 21
(2%)
67
(1%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
24
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
11
(0%)

Washington High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 693
(72%)
4,175
(75%)
 Not Eligible 195
(20%)
956
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 78
(8%)
424
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Washington High School is ranked 20th out of 354 ranked schools in Kansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Washington High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.1%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1092
2006 971
2007 949
2008 1005
2009 994
2010 966
2011 968
2012 968
2013 1012
2014 1002
2015 966

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 13
2007 15
2008 15.9
2009 20.7
2010 17.2
2011 16.1
2012 16.7
2013 15.4
2014 15.2
2015 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5952380952381
2006 0.55200823892894
2007 0.6027397260274
2008 0.75820895522388
2009 0.78470824949698
2010 0.80538302277433
2011 0.7995867768595
2012 0.84400826446281
2013 0.84584980237154
2014 0.84231536926148
2015 0.79813664596273

Compare Washington High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.2% 13.3:1
 
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 79.8%
 

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