South Whidbey High School

5675 Maxwelton
Langley, WA 98260
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 400 students in grades 8-12, South Whidbey High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 400 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : 90-94% (Top 20% in WA)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

South Whidbey High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

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Attribute

School Overview

South Whidbey High School's student population of 400 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
400 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

South Whidbey High School ranks within the top 20% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of South Whidbey High School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
#272 out of 2052 schools
(Top 20%)
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(18-19)
60-64%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Whidbey High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Washington by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
80-84%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Whidbey High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
7%
25%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
80%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
9%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.35
This chart display the diversity score of South Whidbey High School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(18-19)
90-94%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of South Whidbey High School and public school graduation rate of Washington by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Whidbey High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Whidbey High School's ranking?
South Whidbey High School is ranked #272 out of 2,052 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Washington.
What schools are South Whidbey High School often compared to?
South Whidbey High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Coupeville High School, Oak Harbor High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 50% WA state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 61% WA state average).
What is the graduation rate of South Whidbey High School?
The graduation rate of South Whidbey High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Washington state average of 84%.
How many students attend South Whidbey High School?
400 students attend South Whidbey High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of South Whidbey High School students are White, 9% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Whidbey High School?
South Whidbey High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is equal to the Washington state average of 16:1.
What grades does South Whidbey High School offer ?
South Whidbey High School offers enrollment in grades 8-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is South Whidbey High School part of?
South Whidbey High School is part of South Whidbey School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 400 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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