Palouse High School

  • Palouse High School serves 48 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21-39% (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 7:1 is lower 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%.

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School Overview

  • Palouse High School's student population of 48 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students48 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palouse High School's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palouse High School is 0.31, 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:119:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
12%
23%
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White
82%
55%
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Two or more races
4%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Palouse High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.31n/a
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Graduation Rate≥50%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalouse School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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