1305 168th Street East
Spanaway, WA 98387
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Spanaway Lake High School serves 1,540 students in grades 9-12.
Spanaway Lake 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Spanaway Lake High School's student population of 1,540 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,540 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
72 teachers
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School Rankings

Spanaway Lake High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Spanaway Lake High School is 0.79, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1460 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
8%
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Hispanic
22%
25%
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Black
14%
5%
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White
34%
51%
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Hawaiian
7%
1%
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Two or more races
16%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.79
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Graduation Rate
88%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,540 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Top 50% in WA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.79

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