South Kitsap High School

South Kitsap High School serves 2,176 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 41%.
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 2176 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 2,176 students
South Kitsap High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 101 teachers
South Kitsap High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade South Kitsap High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.39. 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 (1987-2013)
American Indian
2%
2%
South Kitsap High School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
3%
7%
South Kitsap High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
12%
20%
South Kitsap High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
1%
5%
South Kitsap High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
68%
59%
South Kitsap High School White Students (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
South Kitsap High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
13%
6%
South Kitsap High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups South Kitsap High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.51 0.39
South Kitsap High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
14%
38%
South Kitsap High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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.
8%
7%
South Kitsap High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,718 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 91% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,069 is less than the state average of $12,260. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,060 is less than the state average of $11,231. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name South Kitsap School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed 9,718 935
South Kitsap   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 72% 77%
South Kitsap   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $94 MM $12 MM
South Kitsap   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $94 MM $11 MM
South Kitsap   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,069 $12,260
South Kitsap   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,060 $11,231
South Kitsap   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Explorer Academy (0.9 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Port OrchardExplorer Academy
    Alternative School
    1962 Hoover Ave Se
    Port OrchardWA 98366
    (360)443-3624
    Alternative School

    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 163 students                      
  • Port OrchardEast Port Orchard Elementary School
    2649 Hoover Ave Se
    Port OrchardWA 98366
    (360)443-3229
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 501 students                      
  • Port OrchardMadrona Heights Elementary School
    2150 Fircrest Dr Se
    Port OrchardWA 98366
    (360)874-3627
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK | 49 students                      
  • Port OrchardMarcus Whitman Junior High School
    1887 Madrona Dr Se
    Port OrchardWA 98366
    (360)874-6440
    1.2 mi | Gr. 7-9 | 740 students                      
  • Port OrchardDiscovery High School
    Alternative School
    2150 Fircrest Dr Se
    Port OrchardWA 98366
    (360)443-3704
    Alternative School

    1.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 190 students                      

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

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Co-teaching Offers New Opportunities for Students with Special Needs.
Co-teaching Offers New Opportunities for Students with Special Needs.
Although there are some drawbacks, co-teaching is an effective way to help special education students succeed in mainstream classrooms.
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!
Related School Videos

View more school videos