South Whidbey Academy

  • South Whidbey Academy serves 77 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 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.
  • South Whidbey Academy placed in the top 1% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46%.

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School Overview

  • South Whidbey Academy's student population of 77 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students77 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Whidbey Academy is ranked within the top 1% of all 0 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Whidbey Academy is 0.27, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
8%
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Hispanic
9%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
85%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
5%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Whidbey Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.270.64
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Graduation Rate40-59%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Whidbey School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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