Mead Alternative High School

  • Mead Alternative High School serves 80 students in grades 9-12.
  • 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 60-79% (which is approximately equal to the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Mead Alternative High School's student population of 80 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students80 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mead Alternative High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mead Alternative High School is 0.25, which is less 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#1384 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
3%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
86%
55%
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Two or more races
10%
8%
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Diversity Score0.250.41
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Graduation Rate40-49%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMead School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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