Spanaway Lake High School

1305 168th St East,

Spanaway, WA, 98387-5906

Tel: (253)683-5600
Grades: 10-12

1,187 students

Spanaway Lake High School serves 1,187 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Spanaway Lake High School operates within the Bethel School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 77%%.

Overview

The student population of 1187 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,187 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has increased by 5% over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
19:1
American Indian
2%
2%
Asian
12%
7%
Hispanic
13%
20%
Black
16%
5%
White
46%
60%
Unknown
11%
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. 0.73
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. 39%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,962 students has grown by 0% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Bethel School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
4
Number of Students Managed 17,962
969
Graduation Rate 67
77%
District Total Revenue $204 MM
n/a
District Spending $238 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $11,328
$0
District Spending / Student $13,178
$0
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 Pierce County Skills Center (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Spanaway Junior High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Evergreen Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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