Shelton High School

  • Shelton High School serves 1,044 students in grades 10-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Shelton High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Shelton High School's student population of 1,044 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,044 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shelton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Shelton High School is 0.55, which is less 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank#1336 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Shelton High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Shelton High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
23%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Shelton High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Shelton High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
63%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Shelton High School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
7%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Shelton High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.550.64
This chart display the diversity score of Shelton High School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Shelton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shelton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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It is a nice school that has a bunch of nice people. With lots of clubs and activities.
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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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