South Kitsap High School

425 Mitchell Ave
Port Orchard, WA 98366
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4.00 5 1 (1 review)
South Kitsap High School serves 2,792 students in grades 9-12.
South Kitsap 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 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (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 72% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

South Kitsap High School's student population of 2,792 students has grown by 42% over five school years.
The teacher population of 130 teachers has grown by 41% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,792 students
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Total Classroom Teachers130 teachers
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School Comparison

South Kitsap 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 South Kitsap High School is 0.50, 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
#1032 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
4%
8%
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Hispanic
12%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
69%
54%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
11%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.500.64
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Graduation Rate
94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Kitsap School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to South Kitsap High School is Explorer Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Port Orchard Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Port Orchard East Port Orchard Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 419 students
    0.9 miles
    2649 Hoover Ave Se
    Port Orchard, WA 98366
    (360) 443-3170
    0.9 K-5 419
  • Port Orchard Explorer Academy Alternative School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 156 students
    0.9 miles
    2689 Hoover Ave Se
    Port Orchard, WA 98366
    (360) 443-3605
    0.9 K-12 156
  • Port Orchard Madrona Heights Preschool Program
    Grades: PK | 100 students
    1.1 miles
    2150 Fircrest Dr Se
    Port Orchard, WA 98366
    (360) 874-3627
    1.1 PK 100
  • Port Orchard Marcus Whitman Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 665 students
    1.2 miles
    1887 Madrona Dr Se
    Port Orchard, WA 98366
    (360) 874-6160
    1.2 6-8 665
  • Port Orchard Discovery Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 202 students
    1.4 miles
    2150 Fircrest Dr Se
    Port Orchard, WA 98366
    (360) 443-3680
    1.4 9-12 202

School Reviews

4  
Despite the crowded halls, it's a decent school. Very average. People are nice. Teachers are helpful. I like how it operates on a block schedule. However, I''m obligated to give it a lower star rating because I''m a student and school will never be likable, no matter where you go. :)
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