South Kitsap High School

South Kitsap High School serves 2,211 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.
South Kitsap High School operates within the South Kitsap School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 2211 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 2,211 students
South Kitsap High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 99 teachers
South Kitsap High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South Kitsap High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 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 22:1 19:1
South Kitsap High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
2%
South Kitsap High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
4%
7%
South Kitsap High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
10%
20%
South Kitsap High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
5%
South Kitsap High School Black (1988-2012)
White
69%
60%
South Kitsap High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups South Kitsap High School Sch Ethnicity South Kitsap 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.
0.49 0.59
South Kitsap 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%
South Kitsap 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.
10%
7%
South Kitsap High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,896 students has grown by 1795% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name South Kitsap School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed 9,896 969
South Kitsap   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 77%
South Kitsap   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $94 MM $12 MM
South Kitsap   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $94 MM $11 MM
South Kitsap   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $179,205 $12,260
South Kitsap   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $179,029 $11,231
South Kitsap   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 Explorer Academy (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Explorer Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Port Orchard Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Port Orchard Explorer Academy
    Alternative School
    1962 Hoover Ave Se
    Port Orchard , WA , 98366
    (360)443-3605
    Alternative School
    0.9  mi  |  155  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Port Orchard East Port Orchard Elementary School
    1964 Hoover Ave Se
    Port Orchard , WA , 98366
    (360)443-3170
    0.9  mi  |  531  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Port Orchard Madrona Heights Elementary School
    Madrona Heights Preschool
    Port Orchard , WA , 98366
    (360)874-3627
    1.1  mi  |  44  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Port Orchard Marcus Whitman Junior High School
    1887 Madrona Dr Se
    Port Orchard , WA , 98366
    (360)874-6160
    1.2  mi  |  741  students  |  Gr.  7-9
  • Port Orchard Discovery High School
    Alternative School
    2150 Fircrest Dr Se
    Port Orchard , WA , 98366
    (360)443-3680
    Alternative School
    1.4  mi  |  206  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
One of the most stressful parts of back-to-school season is making sure your children get everything they need, without breaking the bank. Here are 10 expert back-to-school shopping tips to get what you need on a budget.
Knowledge is Power Program: A Strong Model for Public Schools
As many traditional public schools struggle to close the achievement gap, Knowledge is Power Program schools seem to have the right formula for helping poverty-stricken and minority students achieve success. In this article, we examine how KIPP schools are making their students’ futures much brighter.
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Public schools across the nation are implementing programs that help keep young black men in school and off the streets. Boosting graduation rates, reducing gang involvement and violence, and providing positive male role models are just a few of the common elements of these programs. Yet, the achievement gap between black boys and other peer groups remains extremely wide.