Mt Spokane High School

Mt Spokane High School serves 1,478 students in grades 9 - 12.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Mt Spokane High School operates within the Mead School District.
The school district's 94% graduation rate is higher than the WA state average of 80%.

School Overview

The student population of 1478 students has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,478 students
Mt Spokane High School Total Students (1998-2014)
Gender % Mt Spokane High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Mt Spokane High School Total Teachers (1998-2013)
Students by Grade Mt Spokane High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a n/a
Mt Spokane High School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2013)
Hispanic
5%
21%
Mt Spokane High School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
1%
5%
Mt Spokane High School Black Students (1998-2014)
White
85%
58%
Mt Spokane High School White Students (1998-2014)
Two or more races
9%
7%
Mt Spokane High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Mt Spokane High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.27 0.40
Mt Spokane High School Diversity Score (1998-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
19%
39%
Mt Spokane High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
7%
Mt Spokane High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,559 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,109 is less than the state average of $11,994. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,383 is less than the state average of $10,499. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Mead School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed 9,559 912
Mead   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 94% 80%
Mead   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $94 MM $12 MM
Mead   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $88 MM $11 MM
Mead   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,109 $11,994
Mead   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,383 $10,499
Mead   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Mead Senior High School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mountainside Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Colbert Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ColbertMountainside Middle School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 713 students4717 East Day Mt. Spokane Rd
    ColbertWA 99005
    (509)465-7400
    1.27-8713
  • ColbertColbert Elementary School
    1.7 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 513 students4625 East Greenbluff Rd
    ColbertWA 99005
    (509)465-6300
    1.7KG-6513
  • MeadMeadow Ridge Elementary School
    1.8 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 587 students15601 North Freya St
    MeadWA 99021
    (509)465-6600
    1.8KG-6587
  • MeadMead Preschool
    2.2 miles | Grades: PK | 28 students2323 East Farwell Rd
    MeadWA 99021
    (509)465-7650
    2.2PK28
  • SpokaneFarwell Elementary School
    2.7 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 560 students13005 North Crestline
    SpokaneWA 99208
    (509)465-6500
    2.7KG-6560

School Reviews

Great scjool full of helpful teachers plenty of physical activities and great parent teacher communication my student had d's and f's mr morris his science teacher motivated him to learn and now gets b's and c's.
- Posted by Parent, 10/17/11
Good school but the Science teachers are not very good and there are only a couple good Math teachers.
- Posted by Parent, 09/27/10
Coming into the public school arena after 9 years of private school, I was worried about what to expect for my son when he started at Mt Spokane High School. Any fears I may have had were quickly set to rest. The academic programs they have are wonderful, allowing a wide range of classes for the differing needs of their students. My son has learned much in his classes, and was able to find classes that were a good fit for his style of learning. The staff has proven to be caring and involved. The sports program has been good, and I hear from others this is the same for music and art. As far as concern of staff in scary situations like the other poster claimed, my experience has been the opposite. I have witnessed first hand the handling of problem students at the school, and I can tell you that the staff does not take these situations lightly, and work hard within their abilities to make sure that problem students are not allowed to stay in the school. While I am sorry for the experiences that the previous posted listed, I would hate to think that anyone would think that is the norm at Mt Spokane High School. I believe Mt Spokane to be an excellent school. If I did not, I would still be enrolling my son in a private school.
- Posted by Parent, 08/25/10
Going to Mt. Spokane were the worst 4 years of my life. I was harrassed so much by my ex-boyfriend that I got a restraining order and moved to a different school and they still did nothing. I hope no one ever has to go through what I went through. Really think about sending your children here- I would not recommend them to ANYONE!
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 01/18/10

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