Spanaway Lake High School

Spanaway Lake High School serves 1,739 students in grades 9 - 12.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Spanaway Lake High School operates within the Bethel School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 80%.

School Overview

The student population of 1739 students has grown by 39% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,739 students
Spanaway Lake High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Spanaway Lake High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Spanaway Lake High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Spanaway Lake High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a n/a
Spanaway Lake High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
2%
1%
Spanaway Lake High School American Indian Students (1988-2014)
Asian
11%
7%
Spanaway Lake High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
14%
21%
Spanaway Lake High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
19%
5%
Spanaway Lake High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
45%
58%
Spanaway Lake High School White Students (1988-2014)
Hawaiian
4%
1%
Spanaway Lake High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
5%
7%
Spanaway Lake High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Spanaway Lake 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.
0.73 0.40
Spanaway Lake High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
42%
39%
Spanaway Lake High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
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.
11%
7%
Spanaway Lake High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 18,234 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,423 is higher than the state average of $11,994. The district revenue/student has grown by 47% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,228 is higher than the state average of $10,499. The district spending/student has grown by 38% over four years.
School District Name Bethel School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
4
Number of Students Managed 18,234 912
Bethel   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 80%
Bethel   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $219 MM $12 MM
Bethel   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $216 MM $11 MM
Bethel   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,423 $11,994
Bethel   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,228 $10,499
Bethel   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Pierce County Skills Center (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Spanaway Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spanaway Lake High School Preschool (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SpanawaySpanaway Lake High School Preschool
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK1305 168th St East
    SpanawayWA 98387
    (253)683-6965
    0PKn/a
  • SpanawayEvergreen Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 499 students1311 172nd St East
    SpanawayWA 98387
    (253)683-8200
    0.3PK-6499
  • SpanawayEceap W Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK516 176th St East
    SpanawayWA 98387
    (253)683-6931
    0.8PKn/a
  • PuyallupPierce County Skills Center
    Vocational School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 4 students16117 Canyon Rd East
    PuyallupWA 98375
    (253)683-5977
    0.87-124
  • SpanawaySped Preschool
    Special Education School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK516 176th St East
    SpanawayWA 98387
    (253)683-6965
    0.8PKn/a

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