Palouse Junction High School

  • Palouse Junction High School serves 36 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 49%) for the 2014-15 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 2016-17 school year.
  • Palouse Junction High School 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 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Palouse Junction High School's student population of 36 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students36 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palouse Junction High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,993 schools in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palouse Junction High School is 0.35, 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)<50%
49%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
78%
23%
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White
22%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
8%
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Diversity Score0.35n/a
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Graduation Rate40-59%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Franklin School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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