Washington George High School



Washington George High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Washington George 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
9 585
10 443
11 383
12 318

Washington George High School is a public high school of the Philadelphia City School District located in Philadelphia, PA. It has 1,729 students in grades 9th through 12th. Washington George High School is the 58th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 2,456th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,729
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 79.34

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Washington George High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 1,019
(59%)
18,615
(50%)
 Female 710
(41%)
18,385
(50%)

Washington George High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 658
(38%)
5,363
(14%)
 Black 614
(36%)
20,003
(54%)
 Hispanic 201
(12%)
6,405
(17%)
 Asian 188
(11%)
3,744
(10%)
 Two or More 66
(4%)
1,430
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
45
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Washington George High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,729
(100%)
37,000
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Washington George High School is ranked 9th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Washington George High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.1%. 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 George High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2385
2006 2175
2007 2028
2008 2040
2009 2144
2010 2040
2011 1921
2012 1866
2013 1683
2014 1508
2015 1729

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 18.4
2007 18.7
2008 18.2
2009 16.7
2010 16.6
2011 19
2012 18.8
2013 19.2
2014 18.5
2015 21.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39245283018868
2006 0.32689655172414
2007 0.4792899408284
2008 0.51813725490196
2009 0.46082089552239
2010 0.45539215686275
2011 0.40291514836023
2012 0.57770632368703
2013 0.59952465834819
2014 0.61405835543767
2015 1

Compare Washington George High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,180.0% 21.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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