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
9 269
10 246
11 242
12 224

Washington High School is a public high school of the Franklin Pierce School District located in Tacoma, WA. It has 981 students in grades 9th through 12th. Washington High School is the 151st largest public high school in Washington and the 6,085th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.3 to 1.

Total Students: 981
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.5

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Washington High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 514
(52%)
1,179
(50%)
 Female 467
(48%)
1,158
(50%)

Washington High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 337
(34%)
964
(41%)
 Hispanic 192
(20%)
480
(21%)
 Black 163
(17%)
287
(12%)
 Two or More 114
(12%)
253
(11%)
 Pacific Islander 104
(11%)
155
(7%)
 Asian 65
(7%)
178
(8%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
20
(1%)

Washington High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 595
(61%)
1,331
(57%)
 Not Eligible 260
(27%)
767
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 126
(13%)
239
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Washington High School is ranked 47th out of 689 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Washington High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.6%. 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.

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
2013 993
2014 967
2015 981

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
2013 N/A
2014 18
2015 18.3

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
2013 0.70996978851964
2014 0.73526370217166
2015 0.73496432212029

Compare Washington High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
1,945.9% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 73.5%
 

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Public 09 - 12 981 18.3:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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