Mead Senior High School

  • Mead Senior High School serves 1,623 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (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 86% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 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%.

Top Placements

Mead Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

  • Mead Senior High School's student population of 1,623 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,623 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mead Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mead Senior 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#507 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
7%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
82%
55%
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Two or more races
10%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mead Senior 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
95%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
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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  4.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
4  
Mead is an amazing school. The bar is raised higher for the academic performance and extracurricular performance of students.
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5  
The Spokane area's flagship suburban high school, Mead offers a wide range of programs and has terrific parent and community support. Our son has thrived here, getting into the honors program and sports in a big way, and making high-quality friends. We've found faculty smart and dedicated, and the Mead school district to be very well run. Ethnic and economic diversity is a little lacking, but not altogether (the largest minority group is Slavic). The area community is quite religious, which is a change from larger cities where we've lived, but most here value tolerance and the schools. A great school and great area.
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5  
Excellent academic programs (got silver placement in state [maybe country, i don't know] for students passing AP (college) exams) Has a wide range of music, art, sport and extracurricular activities, one of which that was not mentioned is fencing.
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