Gates Secondary School

  • Gates Secondary School serves 114 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (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 60-69% (which is approximately equal to the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Gates Secondary School's student population of 114 students has declined by 48% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students114 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gates Secondary School's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gates Secondary School is 0.74, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1476 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:119:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
22%
23%
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Black
12%
4%
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White
43%
55%
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Hawaiian
8%
1%
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Two or more races
12%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gates Secondary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.740.64
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Graduation Rate60-64%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFranklin Pierce School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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