Newport Senior High School

Newport Senior High School serves 1,700 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Newport Senior High School operates within the Bellevue School District.
The school district's 87% graduation rate is higher than the WA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1700 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,700 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 19:1
American Indian
1%
2%
Asian
40%
7%
Hispanic
4%
20%
Black
2%
5%
White
45%
59%
Two or more races
8%
6%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.64 0.39
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.
8%
38%
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.
3%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,006 students has grown by 31% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,224 is higher than the state average of $12,260. The district revenue/student has grown by 31% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,516 is higher than the state average of $11,231. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Bellevue School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
4
Number of Students Managed 22,006 935
Graduation Rate 87% 77%
District Total Revenue $228 MM $12 MM
District Spending $233 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,224 $12,260
District Spending / Student $13,516 $11,231
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bellevue Big Picture School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tyee Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Puesta Del Sol Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BellevuePuesta Del Sol Elementary School
    3810 132nd Ave Se
    BellevueWA 98006
    (425)456-6100
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 577 students                      
  • BellevueTyee Middle School
    13630 S.e. Allen Rd
    BellevueWA 98006
    (425)456-6800
    0.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 755 students                      
  • BellevueSomerset Elementary School
    14100 Somerset Blvd Se
    BellevueWA 98006
    (425)456-5800
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 582 students                      
  • BellevueCherry Crest Elementary School
    12400 N.e. 32nd St
    BellevueWA 98005
    (425)456-4900
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 623 students                      
  • BellevueNewport Heights Elementary School
    5225 119th Ave Se
    BellevueWA 98006
    (425)456-5500
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 614 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended June 08, 2010 - Extremely weak eclectic curriculum and instructional materials, poor presentation, especially in math and science. Teachers don't understand elementary laws and patterns of human learning, let alone any advanced pedagogical techniques. Adherence to “discovering/minimum instruction method”: no explanations provided, just “activities” to do from the book, which doesn’t have any explanations either. Then teachers just register who managed to “get it” and who didn’t. Horrific failure rates the administration refuses to disclose. Teachers have in their contract a right to not post grades for FIVE WEEKS! They constantly “lose” submitted assignments and then give students Fs for them. No way to prove that it was not student’s fault. No communication to parents about problems except in final grade reports. No graded papers allowed to be taken home – come and see them during your work day if you want and can. Unethical behavior of some teachers, insulting and psychologically traumatizing students. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended May 31, 2010 - Extremely weak eclectic curriculum and instructional materials, poor presentation, especially in math and science. Teachers don't understand elementary laws and patterns of human learning, let alone any advanced pedagogical techniques. Adherence to “discovering/minimum instruction method”: no explanations provided, just “activities” to do from the book, which doesn’t have any explanations either. Then teachers just register who managed to “get it” and who didn’t. Horrific failure rates the administration refuses to disclose. Teachers have in their contract a right to not post grades for FIVE WEEKS! They constantly “lose” submitted assignments and then give students Fs for them. No way to prove that it was not student’s fault. No communication to parents about problems except in final grade reports. No graded papers allowed to be taken home – come and see them during your work day if you want and can. Unethical behavior of some teachers, insulting and psychologically traumatizing students. - Posted by Parent

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