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
9 307
10 268
11 272
12 251

George Washington High School is a public high school of the Kanawha County School District located in Charleston, WV. It has 1,098 students in grades 9th through 12th. George Washington High School is the 21st largest public high school in West Virginia and the 5,359th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,098
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 54

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George Washington High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 556
(51%)
3,950
(50%)
 Male 542
(49%)
4,019
(50%)

George Washington High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 907
(83%)
6,670
(84%)
 Black 85
(8%)
1,036
(13%)
 Asian 80
(7%)
122
(2%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
57
(1%)
 Hispanic 12
(1%)
76
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

George Washington High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 860
(78%)
4,504
(57%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 238
(22%)
3,465
(43%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

George Washington High School is ranked 72nd out of 146 ranked schools in West Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of George Washington High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.7%. 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.

George Washington High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1005
2006 1065
2007 1117
2008 1138
2009 1096
2010 1115
2011 1108
2012 1106
2013 1088
2014 1100
2015 1098

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 19.4
2007 20.3
2008 20
2009 18.6
2010 17.4
2011 19.8
2012 20.5
2013 19.8
2014 20.8
2015 20.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14228855721393
2006 0.15305164319249
2007 0.16920322291853
2008 0.1871704745167
2009 0.20894160583942
2010 0.17937219730942
2011 0.17689530685921
2012 0.24593128390597
2013 0.19301470588235
2014 0.19545454545455
2015 0.21675774134791

Compare George Washington High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,452.9% 14.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,030.0% 20.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.7%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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