Special Education School

Tel: (509)663-7117
Grades: PK-9

107 students

Special Education School serves 107 students in grades PK-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Special Education School operates within the Wenatchee School District.

Overview

The student population of 107 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades PK-9
Total Students 107 students
Special Education School Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 66% Male / 34%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Special Education School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by Grade Special Education School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 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 21:1 19:1
Special Education School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
1%
7%
Special Education School Asian (2008-2012)
Hispanic
66%
20%
Special Education School Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
White
29%
60%
Special Education School White (2008-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Special Education School Sch Ethnicity Special Education 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.
0.48 0.39
Special Education School Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
21%
37%
Special Education School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2012)
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.
n/a
7%
Special Education School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,739 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Wenatchee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed 7,739 974
Wenatchee   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $80 MM $12 MM
Wenatchee   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $77 MM $11 MM
Wenatchee   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,339 $12,260
Wenatchee   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,897 $11,231
Wenatchee   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 Westside High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Orchard Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WenatcheeWashington Elementary School
    1401 Washington St
    WenatcheeWA 98801
    (509)662-5504
    0 mi | 582 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • WenatcheeOrchard Middle School
    1024 Orchard Ave
    WenatcheeWA 98801
    (509)662-7745
    0.6 mi | 458 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • WenatcheeWestside High School
    Alternative School
    1521 Ninth
    WenatcheeWA 98801
    (509)663-7947
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | 237 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WenatcheeColumbia Elementary School
    600 Alaska St
    WenatcheeWA 98801
    (509)662-7256
    0.8 mi | 409 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • WenatcheeWenatchee High School
    1101 Millerdale Ave
    WenatcheeWA 98801
    (509)663-8117
    0.8 mi | 2059 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Did You Know?
Wenatchee, 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 0.46, which is higher than the Washington average of 0.44. The most diverse school in Wenatchee is Chelan County Juvenile Detention Center. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Washington or national school diversity statistics.