University High School

12420 E 32nd Ave
Spokane, WA 99216
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
University High School serves 1,817 students in grades 9-12.
University 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 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

University High School's student population of 1,817 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,817 students
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Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
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School Comparison

University High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of University High School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#666 out of 2039 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
1%
8%
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Hispanic
6%
23%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
83%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
6%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.310.64
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Graduation Rate
93%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCentral Valley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to University High School is Spokane Valley Learning Academy (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Horizon Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chester Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Spokane Chester Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 497 students
    0.3 miles
    3525 S. Pines Road
    Spokane, WA 99206
    (509) 558-3150
    0.3 PK-5 497
  • Spokane Horizon Middle School Math: 60% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 481 students
    0.4 miles
    3915 S Pines Rd
    Spokane, WA 99206
    (509) 228-4940
    0.4 6-8 481
  • Spokane South Pines Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 316 students
    0.5 miles
    12021 E 24th Ave
    Spokane, WA 99206
    (509) 558-4400
    0.5 PK-5 316
  • Spokane Bowdish Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 479 students
    1.0 miles
    2109 S Skipworth Rd
    Spokane, WA 99206
    (509) 558-4700
    1 6-8 479
  • Spokane Mcdonald Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 310 students
    1.2 miles
    1512 S Mcdonald Rd
    Spokane, WA 99216
    (509) 558-5350
    1.2 PK-5 310

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