South Whidbey High School

  • South Whidbey High School serves 454 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-79% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • South Whidbey High School's student population of 454 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students454 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Whidbey High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Whidbey High School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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#384 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
23%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
87%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
8%
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Diversity Score0.240.41
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Graduation Rate85-89%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Whidbey School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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