Aviation High School

615 South 200th St,

Des Moines, WA, 98198

Tel: (206)716-0006
Grades: 9-12

431 students

Aviation High School serves 431 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Aviation High School operates within the Highline School District.
The school district's 57% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 431 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 431 students
Aviation High School Total Students (2005-2012)
Gender % 58% Male / 42%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Aviation High School Total Classroom Teachers (2010-2012)
Students by Grade Aviation High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 19:1
Aviation High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2010-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
16%
7%
Aviation High School Asian (2005-2012)
Hispanic
10%
20%
Aviation High School Hispanic (2005-2012)
Black
4%
5%
Aviation High School Black (2005-2012)
White
57%
60%
Aviation High School White (2005-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Aviation High School Sch Ethnicity Aviation High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.63 0.59
Aviation High School Diversity Score (2005-2012)
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.
14%
37%
Aviation High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Aviation High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 20,435 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 57% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Highline School District
Number of Schools
Managed
49
4
Number of Students Managed 20,435 969
Highline   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 57% 77%
Highline   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $244 MM $12 MM
Highline   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $265 MM $11 MM
Highline   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,881 $12,260
Highline   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,101 $11,231
Highline   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cleveland High School (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Mercer Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Maple Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Seattle Cleveland High School
    5511 15 Ave South
    Seattle , WA , 98108
    (206)252-7800
    0.9  mi  |  823  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Seattle Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Maple Elementary School
    4925 Corson Av South
    Seattle , WA , 98108
    (206)252-8310
    1.2  mi  |  480  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Seattle Concord Elementary School
    723 South Concord St
    Seattle , WA , 98108
    (206)252-2815
    1.2  mi  |  402  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Seattle Career Link High School
    Alternative School
    6000 16th Ave Sw
    Seattle , WA , 98106
    (206)433-2361
    Alternative School
    1.4  mi  |  153  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Seattle Van Asselt Elementary School
    8311 Beacon Av South
    Seattle , WA , 98108
    (206)252-7500
    1.4  mi  |  531  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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