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Overview

School District NameBellingham School District
School District Websitehttp://bellinghamschools.org
School District Phone Number(360) 676-6400
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WA)
# of Schools25 Schools2,435 Schools
# of Students11,732 Students1,112,443 Students
# of Teachers644 Teachers60,269 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1

District Comparison

  • Bellingham School District, which is ranked within the
    8/
    10
    , top 30% of all 305 school districts in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bellingham   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bellingham   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bellingham   School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.520.64
# of American Indian Students117 Students15,622 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
2%
# of Asian Students657 Students85,396 Students
% Asian Students
6%
8%
# of Hispanic Students1,908 Students257,984 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
23%
# of Black Students235 Students48,441 Students
% Black Students
2%
4%
# of White Students7,886 Students603,896 Students
% White Students
67%
54%
# of Hawaiian Students43 Students12,141 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students886 Students88,955 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
8%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:18715,754
# of Students in Kindergarten:84481,113
# of Students in 1st Grade:83683,002
# of Students in 2nd Grade:86383,223
# of Students in 3rd Grade:86085,740
# of Students in 4th Grade:87987,527
# of Students in 5th Grade:77586,816
# of Students in 6th Grade:90284,097
# of Students in 7th Grade:89182,192
# of Students in 8th Grade:81681,964
# of Students in 9th Grade:95383,278
# of Students in 10th Grade:92282,294
# of Students in 11th Grade:92183,363
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,08392,080
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,947 in this school district is less than the state average of 15382. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,394 is less than the state average of $13,509. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WA)
Total Revenue$122 MM$2 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bellingham   School District and average revenue for each school distric in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$116 MM10618000
This chart display total spending of Bellingham   School District and average spending for each school distric in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,94715382
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bellingham   School District and average revenue per public school student in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,39413509
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bellingham   School District and average spending per public school student in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Bellingham School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Sehome High School Math: 76% | Reading: 89%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    2700 Bill Mcdonald Pkwy
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 676-6481

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,175 student
  • Columbia Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 10%
    2508 Utter St
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 676-6413

    Grades: PK-5 | 294 students
  • Bellingham High School Math: 58% | Reading: 87%
    Rank:
    9/
    10
    , Top 20%
    2020 Cornwall Ave
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 676-6575

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,119 student
  • Whatcom Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 76%
    Rank:
    9/
    10
    , Top 20%
    810 Halleck St
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 676-6460

    Grades: 6-8 | 717 students
  • Fairhaven Middle School Math: 64% | Reading: 79%
    Rank:
    9/
    10
    , Top 20%
    110 Park Ridge Rd
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 676-6450

    Grades: 6-8 | 627 students
  • Lowell Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank:
    9/
    10
    , Top 20%
    935 14th St
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 676-6430

    Grades: PK-5 | 291 students
  • Silver Beach Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 67%
    Rank:
    7/
    10
    , Top 50%
    4101 Academy St
    Bellingham, WA 98226
    (360) 676-6443

    Grades: PK-5 | 475 students
  • Happy Valley Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 64%
    Rank:
    7/
    10
    , Top 50%
    1041 24th St
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 676-6420

    Grades: PK-5 | 439 students
  • Wade King Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 64%
    Rank:
    7/
    10
    , Top 50%
    2155 Yew Street Rd
    Bellingham, WA 98229
    (360) 676-6424

    Grades: PK-5 | 411 students
  • Geneva Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 60%
    Rank:
    7/
    10
    , Top 50%
    1401 Geneva St
    Bellingham, WA 98229
    (360) 676-6416

    Grades: PK-5 | 465 students
  • Squalicum High School Math: 43% | Reading: 70%
    Rank:
    6/
    10
    , Top 50%
    3773 E Mcleod Rd
    Bellingham, WA 98226
    (360) 676-6471

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,317 student
  • Parkview Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank:
    6/
    10
    , Top 50%
    3033 Coolidge Dr
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 676-6433

    Grades: PK-5 | 317 students
  • Sunnyland Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank:
    6/
    10
    , Top 50%
    2800 James St
    Bellingham, WA 98226
    (360) 676-6446

    Grades: PK-5 | 300 students
  • Kulshan Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 57%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    1250 Kenoyer Dr
    Bellingham, WA 98229
    (360) 676-4886

    Grades: 6-8 | 587 students
  • Northern Heights Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 51%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    4000 Magrath Rd
    Bellingham, WA 98226
    (360) 738-8145

    Grades: PK-5 | 425 students
  • Shuksan Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 51%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    2717 Alderwood Ave
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 676-6454

    Grades: 6-8 | 662 students
  • Carl Cozier Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    1330 Lincoln St
    Bellingham, WA 98229
    (360) 676-6410

    Grades: PK-5 | 319 students
  • Roosevelt Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    2900 Yew St
    Bellingham, WA 98226
    (360) 676-6440

    Grades: PK-5 | 379 students
  • Birchwood Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    3200 Pinewood Ave
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 676-6446

    Grades: PK-5 | 337 students
  • Alderwood Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    3400 Hollywood Ave
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 676-6404

    Grades: PK-5 | 365 students
  • Cordata Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    4420 Aldrich Rd
    Bellingham, WA 98226
    (360) 676-6466

    Grades: PK-5 | 371 students
  • Options High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    2020 Cornwall Ave
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 647-6871

    Grades: 9-12 | 157 students
  • Bellingham Family Partnership Program Alternative School
    1409 18th St
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 676-6424

    Grades: K-12 | 72 students
  • Bellingham Re-engagement Program Alternative School
    1306 Dupont St
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 676-6400

    Grades: 9-12 | 89 students
  • Visions (seamar Youth Center) Alternative School
    1603 E Illinois St
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 676-2787

    Grades: 6-12 | 22 students
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