Washington Lee High School



Washington Lee High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Washington Lee 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
9 682
10 630
11 588
12 558

Washington Lee High School is a public high school of the Arlington County Public Schools located in Arlington, VA. It has 2,458 students in grades 9th through 12th. Washington Lee High School is the 18th largest public high school in Virginia and the 707th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.6 to 1.

Total Students: 2,458
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 147.79

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Washington Lee High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,269
(52%)
3,515
(53%)
 Female 1,189
(48%)
3,137
(47%)

Washington Lee High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,044
(42%)
2,729
(41%)
 Hispanic 808
(33%)
2,202
(33%)
 Asian 240
(10%)
612
(9%)
 Black 228
(9%)
769
(12%)
 Two or More 127
(5%)
305
(5%)
 American Indian 9
(0%)
26
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
9
(0%)

Washington Lee High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,750
(71%)
4,806
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 562
(23%)
1,422
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 146
(6%)
424
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Washington Lee High School is ranked 49th out of 326 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Washington Lee High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 33.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 Lee High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1753
2006 1746
2007 1750
2008 1855
2009 2054
2010 2223
2011 2155
2012 2155
2013 2203
2014 2255
2015 2458

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 15.4
2007 18.1
2008 18.6
2009 19.2
2010 24
2011 16.9
2012 17.2
2013 16.3
2014 16.8
2015 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35367940673132
2006 0.315578465063
2007 0.26057142857143
2008 0.30242587601078
2009 0.30817916260954
2010 0.27305443094917
2011 0.31786542923434
2012 0.26171693735499
2013 0.28461189287335
2014 0.29756097560976
2015 0.28803905614321

Compare Washington Lee High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,383.6% 13.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.8%
 
State Average 33.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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