Spanaway Lake High School

  • Spanaway Lake High School serves 1,665 students in grades 9-13.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the WA average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Spanaway Lake High School operates within the Bethel School District.
  • Bethel School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 80%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1665 students has grown by 40% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 46% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-13
Total Students 1,665 students
Spanaway Lake High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Spanaway Lake High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Spanaway Lake High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Spanaway Lake High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 18:1
Spanaway Lake High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Spanaway Lake High School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
10%
7%
Spanaway Lake High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
16%
22%
Spanaway Lake High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
19%
4%
Spanaway Lake High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
43%
57%
Spanaway Lake High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
5%
1%
Spanaway Lake High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
6%
7%
Spanaway Lake High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Spanaway Lake High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.74 0.40
Spanaway Lake High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
42%
39%
Spanaway Lake High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
7%
Spanaway Lake High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Bethel School District's student population of 18,318 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,190 in this district is less than the state average of $12,785. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,381 is higher than the state average of $12,256. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Bethel School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
4
Number of Students Managed 18,318 923
Bethel School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 80%
Bethel School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $204 MM $12 MM
Bethel School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $226 MM $11 MM
Bethel School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,190 $12,785
Bethel School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,381 $12,256
Bethel School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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