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
9 248
10 263
11 261
12 238

Washington High School is a public high school of the Franklin Pierce School District located in Tacoma, WA. It has 1,010 students in grades 9th through 12th. Washington High School is the 147th largest public high school in Washington and the 5,805th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,010
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.51

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Washington High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 525
(52%)
1,222
(52%)
 Female 485
(48%)
1,146
(48%)

Washington High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 391
(39%)
1,097
(46%)
 Hispanic 174
(17%)
413
(17%)
 Black 143
(14%)
303
(13%)
 Pacific Islander 101
(10%)
143
(6%)
 Asian 96
(10%)
166
(7%)
 Two or More 91
(9%)
218
(9%)
 American Indian 14
(1%)
28
(1%)

Washington High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 557
(55%)
1,231
(52%)
 Not Eligible 328
(32%)
896
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 125
(12%)
241
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Washington High School is ranked 46th out of 0 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Washington High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.8%. 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 927
2006 907
2007 977
2008 937
2009 947
2010 1001
2011 1007
2012 1010

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 20
2007 20.4
2008 19.1
2009 19.8
2010 19.9
2011 18.7
2012 19.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50053937432578
2006 0.47850055126792
2007 0.51177072671443
2008 0.59551760939168
2009 0.63146779303062
2010 0.54145854145854
2011 0.62859980139027
2012 0.67524752475248

Compare Washington High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,920.0% 19.2:1
 
1,947.5% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 67.5%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Washington High School
Tacoma, WA
Public 09 - 12 1,010 19.2:1  
Gates Secondary School
Tacoma, WA
Public 08 - 12 253 15.8:1 1 miles
Spanaway Middle School
Tacoma, WA
Public 07 - 08 507 19:1 3 miles
Franklin Pierce High School
Tacoma, WA
Public 09 - 12 1,105 19.3:1 3 miles
Mt Tahoma
Tacoma, WA
Public 09 - 12 1,490 20:1 4 miles
Challenger Secondary School
Spanaway, WA
Public 05 - 12 390 30:1 4 miles
Tacoma Baptist Schools
Tacoma, WA
Private PK - 12 326 13:1 4 miles
Clover Park High School
Lakewood, WA
Public 09 - 12 1,138 20.3:1 4 miles
Spanaway Lake High School
Spanaway, WA
Public 09 - 12 1,662 23.7:1 4 miles
Lakewood Career Academy
Lakewood, WA
Public 10 - 12 77 17.5:1 4 miles
Mount Rainier Lutheran High School
Tacoma, WA
Private 09 - 12 108 13:1 5 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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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