Moses Lake High School

803 East Sharon Ave,

Moses Lake, WA, 98837-2497

Tel: (509)766-2666
Grades: 9-12

2,125 students

Moses Lake High School serves 2,125 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Moses Lake High School operates within the Moses Lake School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 2125 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,125 students
Moses Lake High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
Moses Lake High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Moses Lake High School 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 0.54 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 24:1 19:1
Moses Lake High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
2%
Moses Lake High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
1%
7%
Moses Lake High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
37%
20%
Moses Lake High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Moses Lake High School Black (1988-2012)
White
57%
60%
Moses Lake High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Moses Lake High School Sch Ethnicity Moses Lake 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.
0.54 0.89
Moses Lake 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.
44%
37%
Moses Lake 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.
9%
7%
Moses Lake High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,999 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 91% over five years.
School District Name Moses Lake School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 7,999 974
Moses Lake   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 69% 77%
Moses Lake   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $83 MM $12 MM
District Spending $92 MM $11 MM
Moses Lake   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,783 $12,260
Moses Lake   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,991 $11,231
Moses Lake   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 Wellpinit Alliance -columbia Basin J.c. High School (5.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Chief Moses Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Garden Heights Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Moses Lake Garden Heights Elementary School
    707 East Nelson Rd
    Moses Lake , WA , 98837
    (509)766-2651
    0.3  mi  |  435  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Moses Lake Chief Moses Middle School
    1111 East Nelson Rd
    Moses Lake , WA , 98837
    (509)766-2661
    0.4  mi  |  1021  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Moses Lake Lakeview Terrace Elementary School
    780 South Clover Dr
    Moses Lake , WA , 98837
    (509)766-2653
    1  mi  |  428  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Moses Lake Mlc/discover Elementary School
    502 South C St
    Moses Lake , WA , 98837
    (509)766-2657
    1.2  mi  |  420  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Moses Lake Frontier Middle School
    517 West Third Ave
    Moses Lake , WA , 98837
    (509)766-2662
    1.3  mi  |  740  students  |  Gr.  6-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 21, 2012 - i am in the highschool right now and no matter how "crowded people say it is this 2012-2013 year, its not. some people may have their own opinions on life, but i think going to this school district overall gives you experience of how to cope. :) recomended... yes - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Moses Lake, 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 0.55, which is higher than the Washington average of 0.44. The most diverse school in Moses Lake is Wellpinit Alliance -columbia Basin J.c. High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Washington or national school diversity statistics.