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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-13
Total Students1,665 students
Spanaway Lake High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Spanaway Lake High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
Spanaway Lake High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeSpanaway Lake High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
Spanaway Lake High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
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 (2011-2015)
Two or more races
6%
7%
Spanaway Lake High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSpanaway Lake High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownWA 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.
0.740.62
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 (2003-2015)
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 (2003-2015)

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 81% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,161 is higher than the state average of $11,994. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,970 is higher than the state average of $10,499. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameBethel School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
4
Number of Students Managed18,318923
Bethel School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate68%80%
Bethel School District Graduation Rate (2002-2015)
District Total Revenue$219 MM$12 MM
Bethel School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$216 MM$11 MM
Bethel School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,161$11,994
Bethel School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,970$10,499
Bethel School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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