Newport Senior High School

Newport Senior High School serves 1,679 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 40%.
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 1679 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 81 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 1,679 students
Newport Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
Newport Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Newport Senior High School 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 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 19:1
Newport Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
39%
7%
Newport Senior High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
4%
20%
Newport Senior High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Newport Senior High School Black (1988-2012)
White
46%
60%
Newport Senior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Newport Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Newport Senior 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 0.89
Newport Senior 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.
9%
37%
Newport Senior 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.
3%
7%
Newport Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,584 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Bellevue School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
4
Number of Students Managed 21,584 1,006
Bellevue   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 87% 77%
Bellevue   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $228 MM n/a
Bellevue   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $233 MM n/a
Bellevue   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,224 $0
Bellevue   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,516 $0
Bellevue   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 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 Students Grades
  • Bellevue Puesta Del Sol Elementary School
    3810 132nd Ave Se
    Bellevue , WA , 98006
    (425)456-6100
    0.5  mi  |  556  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Bellevue Tyee Middle School
    11650 Se 60th (temporary Locat
    Bellevue , WA , 98006
    (425)456-6800
    0.5  mi  |  760  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Bellevue Somerset Elementary School
    14100 Somerset Blvd Se
    Bellevue , WA , 98006
    (425)456-5800
    0.9  mi  |  601  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Bellevue Cherry Crest Elementary School
    301 151st Place Ne (temporary)
    Bellevue , WA , 98007
    (425)456-4900
    0.9  mi  |  412  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Bellevue Newport Heights Elementary School
    5225 119th Ave Se
    Bellevue , WA , 98006
    (425)456-5500
    1.2  mi  |  584  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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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Bellevue, WA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.09, which is lower than the Washington average of 0.44. The most diverse school in Bellevue is Ardmore Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Washington or national school diversity statistics.