New Start

New Start serves 99 students in grades 9-12.
New Start placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

New Start places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

New Start's student population of 99 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students99 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

New Start is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of New Start is 0.64, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1231 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:118:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
5%
8%
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Hispanic
57%
23%
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Black
8%
4%
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White
16%
54%
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Hawaiian
5%
1%
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Two or more races
8%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.640.64
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Graduation Rate
30-39%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighline School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to New Start is Highline Open Doors 1418 (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cascade Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is White Center Heights Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Seattle Highline Open Doors 1418 Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 409 students
    0.0 miles
    614 Sw 120th Street
    Seattle, WA 98146
    (206) 709-0335
    0 9-12 409
  • Seattle Gateway To College Alternative School
    Grades: 10-13
    0.1 miles
    614 Sw 120th Street
    Seattle, WA 98146
    (206) 631-7774
    0.1 10-13 n/a
  • Seattle Evergreen High School Math: 27% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,001 student
    0.3 miles
    830 Sw 116th St
    Seattle, WA 98146
    (206) 433-2311
    0.3 9-12 1,001
  • Seattle Cascade Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 571 students
    0.5 miles
    11212 10th Ave Sw
    Seattle, WA 98146
    (206) 631-5500
    0.5 7-8 571
  • Seattle White Center Heights Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 615 students
    0.7 miles
    11427 3rd Ave S
    Seattle, WA 98146
    (206) 631-5200
    0.7 PK-6 615

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