Chief Sealth International High School

  • Chief Sealth International High School serves 1,221 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the WA average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Chief Sealth International High School operates within the Seattle School District.
  • Seattle School District's 74% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 80%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1221 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,221 students
Chief Sealth International High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Chief Sealth International High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Chief Sealth International High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Chief Sealth International High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.79 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 19:1 18:1
Chief Sealth International High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Chief Sealth International High School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
18%
7%
Chief Sealth International High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
27%
22%
Chief Sealth International High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
21%
4%
Chief Sealth International High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
26%
57%
Chief Sealth International High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Chief Sealth International High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
6%
7%
Chief Sealth International High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Chief Sealth International 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.
0.79 0.40
Chief Sealth International High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
47%
39%
Chief Sealth International High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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%
Chief Sealth International High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Seattle School District's student population of 52,096 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,069 is higher than the state average of $12,785. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,685 is higher than the state average of $12,256. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Seattle School District
Number of Schools
Managed
103
4
Number of Students Managed 52,096 923
Seattle School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 74% 80%
Seattle School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $761 MM $12 MM
Seattle School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $691 MM $11 MM
Seattle School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,069 $12,785
Seattle School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,685 $12,256
Seattle School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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