Sammamish Senior High School

  • Sammamish Senior High School serves 1,058 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 90-94% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Sammamish Senior High School's student population of 1,058 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,058 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sammamish Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sammamish Senior High School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. 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%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sammamish Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
21%
7%
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Hispanic
19%
23%
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Black
5%
4%
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White
48%
55%
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Two or more races
7%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sammamish Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.690.64
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Graduation Rate
86%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBellevue School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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