3773 E Mcleod Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Squalicum High School serves 1,291 students in grades 9-12.
Squalicum High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (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 75% (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 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,291 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Top 50% in WA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Squalicum High School's student population of 1,291 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,291 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Squalicum High School is ranked within the top 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 Squalicum High School is 0.61, which is less 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
#918 out of 2052 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
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
11%
8%
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Hispanic
20%
25%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
58%
51%
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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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Diversity Score
0.61
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Graduation Rate
85%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,291 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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