Kelso High School

1904 Allen St,

Kelso, WA, 98626-4999

Tel: (360)501-1801
Grades: 9-12

1,610 students

Kelso High School serves 1,610 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.
Kelso High School operates within the Kelso School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1610 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,610 students
Kelso High School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Kelso High School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2012)
Students by Grade Kelso High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less 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 24:1 19:1
Kelso High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
American Indian
4%
2%
Kelso High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
1%
7%
Kelso High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
10%
20%
Kelso High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Kelso High School Black (1994-2012)
White
76%
60%
Kelso High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Kelso High School Sch Ethnicity Kelso 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.
0.41 0.59
Kelso High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
41%
37%
Kelso High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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%
Kelso High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,010 students has grown by 1356% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Kelso School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 5,010 969
Kelso   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 77%
Kelso   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $50 MM $12 MM
Kelso   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $48 MM $11 MM
Kelso   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $145,698 $12,260
Kelso   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $140,526 $11,231
Kelso   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 Loowit High School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Coweeman Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Butler Acres Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Kelso Coweeman Middle School
    2000 Allen St
    Kelso , WA , 98626
    (360)501-1750
    0.1  mi  |  531  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Kelso Loowit High School
    Alternative School
    1904 Allen St
    Kelso , WA , 98626
    (360)501-1951
    Alternative School
    0.1  mi  |  26  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Kelso Butler Acres Elementary School
    1609 Burcham St
    Kelso , WA , 98626
    (360)501-1600
    0.4  mi  |  410  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Kelso Special Education
    Special Education School
    601 Crawford St
    Kelso , WA , 98626
    (360)501-1904
    Special Education School
    0.7  mi  |  37  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Kelso Kelso Virtual Academy
    601 Crawford St
    Kelso , WA , 98626
    (360)501-1905
    0.7  mi  |  11  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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