Mt Spokane High School

Mt Spokane High School serves 1,472 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.
Mt Spokane High School operates within the Mead School District.
The school district's 95% graduation rate is higher than the WA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1472 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,472 students
Mt Spokane High School Total Students (1998-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Mt Spokane High School Total Classroom Teachers (1998-2012)
Students by Grade Mt Spokane High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 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 20:1 19:1
Mt Spokane High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1998-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
7%
Mt Spokane High School Asian (1998-2011)
Hispanic
4%
20%
Mt Spokane High School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Mt Spokane High School Black (1998-2012)
White
88%
60%
Mt Spokane High School White (1998-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Mt Spokane High School Sch Ethnicity Mt Spokane 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.
0.22 0.89
Mt Spokane High School Diversity Score (1998-2012)
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.
19%
37%
Mt Spokane 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%
Mt Spokane High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,419 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Mead School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
4
Number of Students Managed 9,419 974
Mead   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 95% 77%
Mead   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $96 MM $12 MM
Mead   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $89 MM $11 MM
Mead   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,326 $12,260
Mead   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,527 $11,231
Mead   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 Mead Senior High School (4.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Mead Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Colbert Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Colbert Mead Middle School
    4717 East Day Mt. Spokane Rd
    Colbert , WA , 99005
    (509)465-7400
    1.2  mi  |  733  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Colbert Colbert Elementary School
    4625 East Greenbluff Rd
    Colbert , WA , 99005
    (509)465-6300
    1.7  mi  |  560  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Mead Meadow Ridge Elementary School
    15601 North Freya St
    Mead , WA , 99021
    (509)465-6600
    1.8  mi  |  549  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Mead Mead Preschool
    2323 East Farwell Rd
    Mead , WA , 99021
    (509)465-7650
    2.2  mi  |  21  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Spokane Farwell Elementary School
    13005 North Crestline
    Spokane , WA , 99208
    (509)465-6500
    2.7  mi  |  559  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 17, 2011 - Great scjool full of helpful teachers plenty of physical activities and great parent teacher communication my student had d's and f's mr morris his science teacher motivated him to learn and now gets b's and c's. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended September 27, 2010 - Good school but the Science teachers are not very good and there are only a couple good Math teachers. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended August 25, 2010 - Coming into the public school arena after 9 years of private school, I was worried about what to expect for my son when he started at Mt Spokane High School. Any fears I may have had were quickly set to rest. The academic programs they have are wonderful, allowing a wide range of classes for the differing needs of their students. My son has learned much in his classes, and was able to find classes that were a good fit for his style of learning. The staff has proven to be caring and involved. The sports program has been good, and I hear from others this is the same for music and art. As far as concern of staff in scary situations like the other poster claimed, my experience has been the opposite. I have witnessed first hand the handling of problem students at the school, and I can tell you that the staff does not take these situations lightly, and work hard within their abilities to make sure that problem students are not allowed to stay in the school. While I am sorry for the experiences that the previous posted listed, I would hate to think that anyone would think that is the norm at Mt Spokane High School. I believe Mt Spokane to be an excellent school. If I did not, I would still be enrolling my son in a private school. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended January 18, 2010 - Going to Mt. Spokane were the worst 4 years of my life. I was harrassed so much by my ex-boyfriend that I got a restraining order and moved to a different school and they still did nothing. I hope no one ever has to go through what I went through. Really think about sending your children here- I would not recommend them to ANYONE! - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Did You Know?
Spokane County, 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 0.29, which is lower than the Washington average of 0.89. The most diverse school district in Spokane County is Central Valley School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Washington or national school diversity statistics.