George Washington High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#713
College Readiness Index
41.1
Math Proficiency
3.2
Reading Proficiency
3.4
Student/Teacher Ratio
20:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,108 Students
  • 56 Teachers

George Washington High School
1522 TENNIS CLUB RD
CHARLESTON, WV 25314

Phone: (304) 348-7729

District: Kanawha County Schools

Overview

George Washington High School is ranked 1st within West Virginia. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at George Washington High School is 48 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 15 percent. George Washington High School is 1 of 9 high schools in the Kanawha County Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#713
State Rank
#1

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,108
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 15%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 18%
Full-Time Teachers 56

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 71%
Proficient in Math 71%
College Readiness Index 41.1

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Small City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 9
Total Students 8,012
Proficient in Reading (district average) 51%
Proficient in Math (district average) 49%
College Readiness (district average) 15.4

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

George Washington High School is 1 of 9 schools in the Kanawha County Schools.

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