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Montross, VA
Students enrolled: 488

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16380 Kings Hwy
Montross, VA 22520

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(804) 493-8015
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December 12, 2014
If you don't know the difference between coaches and "couches" you probably should not be playing sports anyways and only focus on school.

- submitted by a community member

January 07, 2013
i am a athletic person who has tried out for washington and lee high and im pretty good at the baseball and football sport but every year it seems like they already have the team set for that year before tryouts are thought of and i have had couches try to get me on the team but the head couches have their minds set up on what players they are going to have before tryouts and if you happen to get on the team like me for the past two year you will find yourself stuck on the bench not playing at all even tho you show up at all the practices and games and not play yet the people who do play never come to a single practice so what i say is washington and lee high school sucks on athlectics.

- submitted by a student

October 11, 2011
Wonderful teachers and administrators. Go the extra mile for the kids. Need more electives but have no money. Could use more community support.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
May 07, 2010
Im currently enroll in washington and lee high school. I peronally dont think this is a very good school. They mostly care about football. They have so many rules. It feels like im trapped in school. Not all the kids love the principal.

- submitted by a student

March 31, 2010
Washington and Lee has come a long way. It is all do to the effective and hard working leadership under the current Principal. He is a dedicated adminstrator. The kids love him. The parents love him. This HS has only advanced because of him. Thank You .

- submitted by a parent

February 28, 2010
i have faith in every one in washington lee high school thy are the best at this school thy work with their students and parents .

- submitted by a parent

September 02, 2009
Since this Principal took over 3 years ago great improvements have been made. With out his expert knowledge, and striving to keep fights off of school property, I don:t know where we would be. He works hard to keep educating our kids.

- submitted by a parent

April 29, 2009
This is the best school ever....I loved this school so much may they be blessed along their wonderful futures....

- submitted by a community member

February 16, 2009
As a current student at Washington and Lee High School, I have a first-hand experience at what occurs on a daily basis within the school system. Yes, I will admit that sports do play an exceptionally large role in the lives of the enrolled students, but this keeps them ouf of the possible trouble that would await them if they were to enter their unsatisfactory communities or households within the early to late stages of the afternoon. Our school has a reputation for being the 'dreg' of the district. Much of this is due to inadequate parenting. As many of you may witness, sporting events, typically basketball games, bring out the worst in the Westmoreland parents. I often leave these games embarassed and somewhat depressed that these parents act and represent our county in such an uncivilized and disrespectful manner.

- submitted by a student

November 08, 2007
This school needs a lot of help. There are a few teachers who really care about their students and push them to their ability, and keep the parents in touch. But overall, I am really disappointed. Sports are all that[seem to] matter and that is where all the money [seems to] goes. There are other extra curricula activities that need a great deal of help, such as the band and art departments. Music, art and theater are just as important as are the other after school clubs.

- submitted by a parent

November 05, 2006
I attend Washington and Lee as a sophomore. I feel as though if we had more teachers who cared about the well being of their students they would have great academic scores.

- submitted by a student

August 28, 2006
Personally, I think that W&L isn't a very good school at all. They limit the students freedoms, and they treat them like little kids. They hold back the smarter kids from the things they could achieve. Sports are the only thing that matters here.

- submitted by a student

February 02, 2006
I believe that this school is not completing its job with the students. They worry more about 'football' than to keep them on tast and help them with their needs. This school also has a rascial issue that includes bullying and nasty remarks espacially to the 'hispanic students', so waht happened with 'we are all equal in this school?' The office is notified about this but they seem to not pay much attention to stop this.

- submitted by a student

August 10, 2005
I think that Washington and Lee High School is a fairly decent school. I think that the problem with the school, as with most schools, is that parents are not as involved with their kids studies. Sure they go to the games and all the sports. But when it comes down to their studies parents are not involved. I know parents that are only concerned that their child makes the grade enough to stay in a particular sport. As long as they make that 'C' average and can still play football or some other event that is all that matters. Which is so wrong. We as parents need to encourage our kids to do better than that. On a whole I think the school is great. But we as parents need to make sure our kids are doing their school work and studies first. Then sports are great.

- submitted by a parent

November 18, 2004
One of the worst schools in VA if not the worst.

- submitted by a parent
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Washington & Lee High School
16380 Kings Hwy, Montross, VA  22520
(804) 493-8015
Last modified Washington & Lee High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Washington & Lee High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 25 reviews. Top