Dishman Hills High School

115 S University, Suite A
Spokane, WA 99206
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Dishman Hills High School serves 318 students in grades 9-12.
Dishman Hills High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Dishman Hills High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Dishman Hills High School's student population of 318 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students318 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Rankings

Dishman Hills High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dishman Hills High School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1925 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:117:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
n/a
8%
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Hispanic
10%
23%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
81%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.330.64
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Graduation Rate
65-69%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Valley School District (Spokane) School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dishman Hills High School is Spokane Valley Technical (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Pines Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Opportunity Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Spokane Spokane Valley Technical Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 13 students
    0.5 miles
    115 S University Rd
    Spokane, WA 99206
    (509) 228-5600
    0.5 9-12 13
  • Spokane Opportunity Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 551 students
    0.6 miles
    1109 S Wilbur Rd
    Spokane, WA 99206
    (509) 558-3550
    0.6 PK-5 551
  • Spokane Broadway Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 401 students
    0.7 miles
    11016 E Broadway Ave
    Spokane, WA 99206
    (509) 558-4100
    0.7 PK-5 401
  • Spokane North Pines Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 518 students
    0.7 miles
    701 N Pines Rd
    Spokane, WA 99206
    (509) 558-5020
    0.7 6-8 518
  • Spokane Central Valley Early Learning Center Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 108 students
    0.9 miles
    15111 E Sprague Ave, Suite C
    Spokane, WA 99206
    (509) 228-5810
    0.9 PK 108

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