Washington State School For The Blind

  • Washington State School For The Blind serves 39 students in grades 6-13.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 21-39% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Washington State School For The Blind 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.

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School Overview

  • Washington State School For The Blind's student population of 39 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-13
Total Students39 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

  • Washington State School For The Blind 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 Washington State School For The Blind is 0.62, 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#1966 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a18:1
American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
17%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
70%
55%
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Hawaiian
5%
1%
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Two or more races
2%
8%
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Diversity Score0.620.64
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Graduation Rate (16-17)≥50%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington State School For The Blind and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOffice Of The Governor (Sch For Blind) School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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WSSB is the best school for the blind in the country! Definitely want to check this out if you live in the PNW or are looking for a progressive, supportive, and caring environment for 6-12 graders who are blind or visually impaired. Top-notch!
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