Special Education School

Grades: PK-9

110 students

Special Education School serves 110 students in grades PK-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Special Education School operates within the Wenatchee School District.

Overview

The student population of 110 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 40% over five years.
School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades PK-9
Total Students 110 students
Special Education School Total Students (2008-2013)
Gender % 66% Male / 34%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Special Education School Total Teachers (2008-2013)
Students by Grade Special Education School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 15:1 19:1
Special Education School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2013)
American Indian
1%
2%
Special Education School American Indian Students (2008-2013)
Asian
2%
7%
Special Education School Asian Students (2008-2013)
Hispanic
55%
20%
Special Education School Black Students (2008-2013)
White
41%
59%
Special Education School White Students (2008-2013)
Two or more races
1%
6%
Special Education School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Special Education 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.
0.53 0.39
Special Education School Diversity Score (2008-2013)
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.
9%
38%
Special Education School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2013)
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.
n/a
7%
Special Education School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,831 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,339 is less than the state average of $12,260. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,897 is less than the state average of $11,231. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Wenatchee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed 7,831 935
Wenatchee   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $80 MM $12 MM
Wenatchee   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $77 MM $11 MM
Wenatchee   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,339 $12,260
Wenatchee   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,897 $11,231
Wenatchee   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 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 Grades Students
  • WenatcheeWashington Elementary School
    1401 Washington St
    WenatcheeWA 98801
    (509)662-5504
    0 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 578 students                      
  • WenatcheeOrchard Middle School
    1024 Orchard Ave
    WenatcheeWA 98801
    (509)662-7745
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 492 students                      
  • WenatcheeWestside High School
    Alternative School
    1521 Ninth
    WenatcheeWA 98801
    (509)663-7947
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 242 students                      
  • WenatcheeColumbia Elementary School
    600 Alaska St
    WenatcheeWA 98801
    (509)662-7256
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 447 students                      
  • WenatcheeWenatchee High School
    1101 Millerdale Ave
    WenatcheeWA 98801
    (509)663-8117
    0.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2177 students                      

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