The Community School

1025 W Spofford Ave
Spokane, WA 99205
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
The Community School serves 165 students in grades 9-12.
The Community School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-89% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 165 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 1% in WA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

The Community School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The Community School's student population of 165 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
165 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The Community School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of The Community School is 0.33, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#384 out of 2052 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
50-59%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
80-89%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
16:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
Hispanic
8%
25%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
81%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
8%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Graduation Rate
(18-19)
≥90%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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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 The Community School's ranking?
The Community School is ranked #384 out of 2,052 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Washington.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 50% WA state average), while 80-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 61% WA state average).
What is the graduation rate of The Community School?
The graduation rate of The Community School is 90%, which is higher than the Washington state average of 84%.
How many students attend The Community School?
165 students attend The Community School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of The Community School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of The Community School?
The Community School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Washington state average of 16:1.
What grades does The Community School offer ?
The Community School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is The Community School part of?
The Community School is part of Spokane School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 165 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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