Federal Way High School

30611 16th Av S
Federal Way, WA 98003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Federal Way High School serves 1,580 students in grades 9-12.
Federal Way 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

Federal Way High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Federal Way High School's student population of 1,580 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,580 students
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Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

Federal Way High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Federal Way High School is 0.80, which is more 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
#1521 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
11%
8%
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Hispanic
33%
23%
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Black
16%
4%
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White
19%
54%
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Hawaiian
10%
1%
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Two or more races
11%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.800.64
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Graduation Rate
92%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFederal Way School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Federal Way High School is Employment Transition Program (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Sacajawea Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Federal Way Employment Transition Program Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 43 students
    0.0 miles
    33250 21st Ave Sw
    Federal Way, WA 98023
    (253) 945-4170
    0 9-12 43
  • Federal Way Federal Way Running Start Home School
    Grades: 11-12
    0.5 miles
    33330 8th Ave S
    Federal Way, WA 98003
    (253) 945-2000
    0.5 11-12 n/a
  • Federal Way Gateway To College
    Grades: 9-12 | 36 students
    0.5 miles
    33330 8th Ave S
    Federal Way, WA 98003
    (253) 945-2000
    0.5 9-12 36
  • Federal Way Sacajawea Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 790 students
    0.5 miles
    1101 S Dash Point Rd
    Federal Way, WA 98003
    (253) 945-4900
    0.5 6-8 790
  • Federal Way Support School
    Grades: PK-12 | 96 students
    0.5 miles
    33330 8th Ave S
    Federal Way, WA 98003
    (253) 945-2000
    0.5 PK-12 96

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