Options High School

  • Options High School serves 104 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 ≥80% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Options High School's student population of 104 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students104 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Options High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Options High School is 0.54, 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#1384 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:119:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
18%
23%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
64%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
14%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Options High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.540.41
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Graduation Rate21-39%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBellingham School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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