George Washington High School



George Washington High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

George 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
9 479
10 397
11 280
12 250

George Washington High School is a public high school of the Danville City Public Schools located in Danville, VA. It has 1,406 students in grades 9th through 12th. George Washington High School is the 114th largest public high school in Virginia and the 3,609th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,406
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 114.45

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George Washington High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 707
(50%)
914
(50%)
 Male 699
(50%)
898
(50%)

George Washington High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 953
(68%)
1,204
(66%)
 White 336
(24%)
470
(26%)
 Hispanic 58
(4%)
68
(4%)
 Two or More 33
(2%)
41
(2%)
 Asian 24
(2%)
27
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

George Washington High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 766
(54%)
988
(55%)
 Not Eligible 543
(39%)
697
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 97
(7%)
127
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

George Washington High School is ranked 20th out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of George Washington High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 32.6%. 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.

George Washington High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1908
2006 1811
2007 1759
2008 1578
2009 1609
2010 1474
2011 1363
2012 1406

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 15.4
2007 17.7
2008 15.4
2009 16
2010 14.6
2011 11.4
2012 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30241090146751
2006 0.34511319712866
2007 0.42524161455372
2008 0.44930291508238
2009 0.52703542573027
2010 0.55291723202171
2011 0.61702127659574
2012 0.61379800853485

Compare George Washington High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 61.4%
 

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