Curtis Senior High School

  • Curtis Senior High School serves 1,446 students in grades 10-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the WA average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Curtis Senior High School operates within the University Place School District.
  • University Place School District's 72% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 80%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1446 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,446 students
Curtis Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Curtis Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
Curtis Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeCurtis Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
Curtis Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Curtis Senior High School American Indian Students (1991-2014)
Asian
13%
7%
Curtis Senior High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
10%
22%
Curtis Senior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
10%
4%
Curtis Senior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
54%
57%
Curtis Senior High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Curtis Senior High School Hawaiian Students (2013-2014)
Two or more races
13%
7%
Curtis Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCurtis Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownWA 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.
0.660.62
Curtis Senior 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.
26%
39%
Curtis Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
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.
7%
7%
Curtis Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2015)

District Comparison

  • University Place School District's student population of 5,632 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 72% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,617 in this district is less than the state average of $11,994. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,030 is higher than the state average of $10,499. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District NameUniversity Place School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed5,632923
University Place School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate72%80%
University Place School District Graduation Rate (2002-2015)
District Total Revenue$66 MM$12 MM
University Place School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$68 MM$11 MM
University Place School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,617$11,994
University Place School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,030$10,499
University Place School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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