Federal Way High School

  • Federal Way High School serves 1,568 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Federal Way High School's student population of 1,568 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,568 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Federal Way High School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Federal Way High School is 0.79, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1162 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
34%
23%
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Black
15%
4%
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White
23%
55%
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Hawaiian
7%
1%
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Two or more races
11%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Federal Way High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.790.41
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Graduation Rate
83%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
37%
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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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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