Global Connections High School

  • Global Connections High School serves 518 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Global Connections High School's student population of 518 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students518 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Global Connections High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Global Connections High School is 0.74, 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#1428 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
23%
7%
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Hispanic
40%
23%
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Black
19%
4%
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White
13%
55%
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Hawaiian
3%
1%
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Two or more races
2%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Global Connections High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.740.41
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Graduation Rate70-74%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighline School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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