Newport Senior High School

4333 Factoria Blvd Se,

Bellevue, WA, 98006-1999

Tel: (425)456-7400
Grades: 9-12

1,679 students

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.

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
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 81 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 0.63 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 21:1
19:1
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
39%
7%
Hispanic
4%
20%
Black
1%
5%
White
46%
60%
Unknown
10%
6%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.63
0.59
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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 18,475 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Bellevue School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
n/a
Number of Students Managed 18,475
n/a
Graduation Rate n/a
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (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 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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