34620 9th Av S
Federal Way, WA 98003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Federal Way Public Academy serves 309 students in grades 6-10.
Federal Way Public Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher 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 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Rankings

Federal Way Public Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Federal Way Public Academy's student population of 309 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-10
Total Students
309 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Federal Way Public Academy is ranked within the top 20% 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 Federal Way Public Academy is 0.72, 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 Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#207 out of 2052 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
15%
8%
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Hispanic
17%
23%
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Black
6%
4%
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White
45%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
17%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Elise Nicholes Having been employed by the federal way school district gifted program and Subsequently Federal Way, Public Academy it is interesting to follow the progress of this wonderful school. My two sons who are each in the gifted program were in seventh and eighth grade the first year Federal Way Public Academy opened. They have gone on to be very successful in their careers. Delighted to see the exemplary progress of the school and a wish for continued success.
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5  
10/10 for academic programs. A couple of music,art,etc activities. A LOT of academic & athletic awards. The building is in GREAT condition, is also the best school in Federal Way. 100/100 PARENT INVOLVMENT!! BEST SCHOOL EVER!
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-10
  • Students: 309 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72 (Top 10%)

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