Gig Harbor High School

  • Gig Harbor High School serves 1,657 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 96% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Gig Harbor High School's student population of 1,657 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,657 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gig Harbor High School's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gig Harbor High School is 0.32, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#503 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
82%
55%
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Two or more races
7%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gig Harbor High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.32n/a
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Graduation Rate
91%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeninsula School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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