Wahluke High School

505 N Boundary
Mattawa, WA 99349
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Wahluke High School serves 599 students in grades 9-12.
Wahluke High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 55-59% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Wahluke High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Wahluke High School's student population of 599 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students599 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Wahluke High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Wahluke High School is 0.11, 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
#1556 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
n/a
8%
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Hispanic
94%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
5%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
8%
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Diversity Score
0.110.64
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWahluke School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wahluke High School is Sentinel Technical Alternative School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wahluke Junior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Morris Schott Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mattawa Morris Schott Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 272 students
    0.0 miles
    500 N Boundary
    Mattawa, WA 99349
    (509) 932-3877
    0 K-5 272
  • Mattawa Wahluke Junior High School Math: 26% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 584 students
    0.0 miles
    502 N. Boundary
    Mattawa, WA 99349
    (509) 932-4455
    0 6-8 584
  • Mattawa Saddle Mountain Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 548 students
    0.4 miles
    500 Riverview Drive
    Mattawa, WA 99349
    (509) 932-5693
    0.4 K-5 548
  • Mattawa Developmental Pre-school Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 9 students
    1.0 miles
    400 N. Boundary
    Mattawa, WA 99349
    (509) 932-4433
    1 PK 9
  • Mattawa Mattawa Elementary Pre-school
    Grades: PK | 18 students
    1.0 miles
    400 N. Boundary
    Mattawa, WA 99349
    (509) 932-4433
    1 PK 18

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