Cheney School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 5,078 students in Cheney School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Washington.
Public Schools in Cheney School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Washington public school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 61% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Cheney School District are Windsor Elementary School, Betz Elementary School and Phil Snowdon Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Cheney School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Washington.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Washington public school average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Cheney School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Washington for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Cheney School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WA)
# Schools
12 Schools
2,514 Schools
# Students
5,078 Students
1,089,064 Students
# Teachers
298 Teachers
62,078 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Cheney School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 303 school districts in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WA)
Overall District Rank
#141 out of 306 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Cheney   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cheney   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cheney   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Cheney   School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.45
0.67
# American Indian Students
99 Students
14,334 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# Asian Students
94 Students
90,824 Students
% Asian Students
2%
8%
# Hispanic Students
602 Students
268,788 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
25%
# Black Students
88 Students
49,701 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
3,695 Students
554,577 Students
% White Students
73%
51%
# Hawaiian Students
97 Students
13,446 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
1%
# Two or more races Students
399 Students
95,985 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
9%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
166
19,196
# Students in K Grade:
355
70,636
# Students in 1st Grade:
364
78,297
# Students in 2nd Grade:
369
79,453
# Students in 3rd Grade:
360
79,424
# Students in 4th Grade:
391
80,784
# Students in 5th Grade:
401
81,374
# Students in 6th Grade:
384
83,852
# Students in 7th Grade:
389
86,059
# Students in 8th Grade:
442
86,333
# Students in 9th Grade:
379
85,558
# Students in 10th Grade:
364
83,970
# Students in 11th Grade:
355
83,278
# Students in 12th Grade:
359
90,850
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,249 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,989. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,880 is less than the state median of $18,307. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (WA)
Total Revenue
$67 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total revenue of Cheney   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$76 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Cheney   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,249
$17,989
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cheney   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,880
$18,307
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cheney   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Cheney School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Windsor Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5504 W Hallett Rd
Spokane, WA 99224
(509) 559-4200
Grades: PK-5
| 511 students
Rank: #22.
Betz Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
317 N 7th
Cheney, WA 99004
(509) 559-4800
Grades: PK-5
| 410 students
Rank: #33.
Phil Snowdon Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6323 S Holly Rd
Cheney, WA 99004
(509) 559-4200
Grades: PK-5
| 455 students
Rank: #44.
Cheney High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
460 N Sixth St
Cheney, WA 99004
(509) 559-4000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,384 students
Rank: #55.
Homeworks
Alternative School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
520 4th Street
Cheney, WA 99004
(509) 559-4586
Grades: K-12
| 155 students
Rank: #66.
Cheney Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
740 Betz
Cheney, WA 99004
(509) 559-4400
Grades: 6-8
| 623 students
Rank: #77.
Three Springs High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
520 Fourth Street
Cheney, WA 99004
(509) 559-4521
Grades: 9-12
| 62 students
Rank: #88.
Westwood Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6120 South Abbott Road
Spokane, WA 99224
(509) 559-4410
Grades: 6-8
| 554 students
Rank: #99.
Salnave Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1015 Salnave Road
Cheney, WA 99004
(509) 559-4700
Grades: PK-5
| 306 students
Rank: #1010.
Sunset Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
12824 W 12th St.
Airway Heights, WA 99001
(509) 559-4600
Grades: PK-5
| 533 students
Rank: n/an/a
Birth To Three
Special Education School
12414 S Andrus Rd
Cheney, WA 99004
(509) 559-4525
Grades: PK
| 78 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cheney Open Doors
Alternative School
460 N. 6th St.
Cheney, WA 99004
(509) 340-7800
Grades: 7-12
| 7 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Cheney School District
  • 12414 S Andrus Rd, CHENEY, WA, 99004
  • (509) 559-4501
  • cheneysd.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 5,078 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Top 50% in WA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.45

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