Shelton High School

2.00 5 1 (1 review)
3737 Shelton Springs Rd.

Shelton, WA 98584

Tel: (360)426-4471
  • Shelton High School serves 1,064 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the WA average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • Shelton High School operates within the Shelton School District.
  • Shelton School District's 79% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 80%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1064 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,064 students
Shelton High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Shelton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Shelton High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Shelton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Shelton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
5%
1%
Shelton High School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
7%
Shelton High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
19%
22%
Shelton High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
4%
Shelton High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
68%
57%
Shelton High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Shelton High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2011)
Two or more races
8%
7%
Shelton High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Shelton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 0.40
Shelton High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
49%
39%
Shelton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Shelton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Shelton School District's student population of 4,241 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,662 in this district is less than the state average of $12,785. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,978 is less than the state average of $12,256. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Shelton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 4,241 923
Shelton School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 79% 80%
Shelton School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $49 MM $12 MM
Shelton School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $46 MM $11 MM
Shelton School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,662 $12,785
Shelton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,978 $12,256
Shelton School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SheltonOakland Bay Junior High School
    Grades: 8-9 | 683 students
    0.8 miles
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    SheltonWA 98584
    (360)426-7991
    0.88-9683
  • SheltonOlympic Middle School
    Grades: 6-7 | 505 students
    0.8 miles
    800 E K St
    SheltonWA 98584
    (360)462-6671
    0.86-7505
  • SheltonMountain View Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 677 students
    0.9 miles
    534 E. K St.
    SheltonWA 98584
    (360)426-8564
    0.9PK-5677
  • SheltonChoice Alternative SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: KG-12 | 207 students
    1.8 miles
    807 W. Pine St.
    SheltonWA 98584
    (360)426-7664
    1.8KG-12207
  • SheltonEvergreen Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 554 students
    1.8 miles
    900 W. Franklin St.
    SheltonWA 98584
    (360)426-8281
    1.8PK-5554

School Reviews

2  12/11/2012
The education in this school is not the best. The available after school activities are only usefull to sports or band members, and has no clubs,math club, french club, etc.
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