Colfax High School

Colfax High School serves 329 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.
Colfax High School operates within the Colfax School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the WA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 329 students has grown by 51% over five years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 329 students
Colfax High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Colfax High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Colfax High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 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 28:1 19:1
Colfax High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
7%
Colfax High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
2%
20%
Colfax High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
White
91%
60%
Colfax High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Colfax High School Sch Ethnicity Colfax 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.
0.17 0.59
Colfax 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.
25%
37%
Colfax 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%
Colfax High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 652 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Colfax School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
4
Number of Students Managed 652 969
Colfax   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 84% 77%
Colfax   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $8 MM $12 MM
Colfax   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $7 MM $11 MM
Colfax   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,092 $12,260
Colfax   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,528 $11,231
Colfax   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 Pullman High School (13.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Garfield Middle School (13.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Leonard M Jennings Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Colfax Leonard M Jennings Elementary School
    1207 North Morton St
    Colfax , WA , 99111
    (509)397-2181
    0.1  mi  |  323  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Steptoe Steptoe Elementary School
    Steptoe School
    Steptoe , WA , 99174
    (509)397-3119
    7.8  mi  |  31  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Garfield Garfield Middle School
    810 North Third St
    Garfield , WA , 99130
    (509)635-1331
    13.3  mi  |  20  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Garfield Garfield Elementary School
    810 North Third St
    Garfield , WA , 99130
    (509)635-1331
    13.3  mi  |  48  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Pullman Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Pullman High School
    510 Nw Larry St
    Pullman , WA , 99163
    (509)332-1551
    13.3  mi  |  701  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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