Federal Way School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 46 public schools serving 21,765 students in Federal Way School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Washington.
Public Schools in Federal Way School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Washington public school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 61% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Federal Way School District are Federal Way Public Academy, Internet Academy and Brigadoon Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Federal Way School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Washington.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Washington public school average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Federal Way 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
46 Schools
2,514 Schools
# Students
21,765 Students
1,089,064 Students
# Teachers
1,244 Teachers
62,078 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Federal Way School District, which is ranked within the bottom 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 87% has increased from 76% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WA)
Overall District Rank
#237 out of 306 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Federal Way   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Federal Way   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)
47%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Federal Way   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
87%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Federal Way   School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.80
0.67
# American Indian Students
95 Students
14,334 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2,571 Students
90,824 Students
% Asian Students
12%
8%
# Hispanic Students
7,160 Students
268,788 Students
% Hispanic Students
33%
25%
# Black Students
3,491 Students
49,701 Students
% Black Students
16%
5%
# White Students
4,817 Students
554,577 Students
% White Students
22%
51%
# Hawaiian Students
1,229 Students
13,446 Students
% Hawaiian Students
6%
1%
# Two or more races Students
2,386 Students
95,985 Students
% of Two or more races Students
11%
9%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
483
19,196
# Students in K Grade:
1,366
70,636
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,495
78,297
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,563
79,453
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,572
79,424
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,590
80,784
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,595
81,374
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,649
83,852
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,747
86,059
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,752
86,333
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,753
85,558
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,666
83,970
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,695
83,278
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,839
90,850
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,152 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,989. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,299 is less than the state median of $18,307. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (WA)
Total Revenue
$352 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total revenue of Federal Way   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
$355 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Federal Way   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
$16,152
$17,989
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Federal Way   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
$16,299
$18,307
This chart display average spending per public school student in Federal Way   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 Federal Way School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Federal Way Public Academy
Math: 67% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
34620 9th Av S
Federal Way, WA 98003
(253) 945-3270
Grades: 6-10
| 302 students
Rank: #22.
Internet Academy
Alternative School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
31455 28th Ave S
Federal Way, WA 98003
(253) 945-2230
Grades: PK-12
| 545 students
Rank: #33.
Brigadoon Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3601 Sw 336th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
(253) 945-2400
Grades: PK-5
| 339 students
Rank: #44.
Twin Lakes Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4400 Sw 320th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
(253) 945-4200
Grades: PK-5
| 322 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Green Gables Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
32607 47th Ave Sw
Federal Way, WA 98023
(253) 945-2700
Grades: PK-5
| 347 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Woodmont K-8 School
Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
26454 16th Av S
Seattle, WA 98198
(253) 945-4500
Grades: K-8
| 433 students
Rank: #77.
Nautilus K-8 School
Math: 50% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1000 S 289th St
Federal Way, WA 98003
(253) 945-3400
Grades: K-8
| 491 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Career Academy At Truman High School
Alternative School
Magnet School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
31455 28th Ave S
Federal Way, WA 98003
(253) 945-5800
Grades: 9-12
| 93 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Support School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
33330 8th Ave S
Federal Way, WA 98003
(253) 945-2000
Grades: PK-12
| 86 students
Rank: #1010.
Lakeland Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
35827 32nd Av S
Auburn, WA 98001
(253) 945-3000
Grades: PK-5
| 376 students
Rank: #1111.
Camelot Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4041 S 298th
Auburn, WA 98001
(253) 945-2500
Grades: PK-5
| 301 students
Rank: #1212.
Enterprise Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
35101 5th Ave Sw
Federal Way, WA 98023
(253) 945-2600
Grades: PK-5
| 444 students
Rank: #1313.
Thomas Jefferson High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4248 S 288th St
Auburn, WA 98001
(253) 945-5600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,695 students
Rank: #1414.
Lakota Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1415 Sw 314th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
(253) 945-4800
Grades: 6-8
| 731 students
Rank: #1515.
Mirror Lake Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
625 S 314th St
Federal Way, WA 98003
(253) 945-3300
Grades: PK-5
| 427 students
Rank: #1616.
Federal Way High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
30611 16th Av S
Federal Way, WA 98003
(253) 945-5400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,632 students
Rank: #1717.
Valhalla Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
27847 42nd Av S
Auburn, WA 98001
(253) 945-4300
Grades: PK-5
| 535 students
Rank: #1818.
Star Lake Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4014 S 270th
Kent, WA 98031
(253) 945-4000
Grades: PK-5
| 335 students
Rank: #1919.
Decatur High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2800 Sw 320th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
(253) 945-5200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,385 students
Rank: #2020.
Sherwood Forest Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
34600 12th Av Sw
Federal Way, WA 98023
(253) 945-3800
Grades: PK-5
| 392 students
Rank: #2121.
Lake Grove Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
303 Sw 308th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
(253) 945-2900
Grades: PK-5
| 327 students
Rank: #2222.
Adelaide Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1635 Sw 304th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
(253) 945-2300
Grades: PK-5
| 318 students
Rank: #2323.
Todd Beamer High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
35999 16th Av S
Federal Way, WA 98003
(253) 945-2570
Grades: 9-12
| 1,416 students
Rank: #2424.
Silver Lake Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1310 Sw 325th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
(253) 945-3900
Grades: PK-5
| 362 students
Rank: #2525.
Meredith Hill Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5830 S 300th St
Auburn, WA 98001
(253) 945-3200
Grades: PK-5
| 422 students
Rank: #2626.
Illahee Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
36001 1st Ave S
Federal Way, WA 98003
(253) 945-4600
Grades: 5-8
| 820 students
Rank: #2727.
Kilo Middle School
Math: 32% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4400 S 308th St
Auburn, WA 98001
(253) 945-4700
Grades: 6-8
| 602 students
Rank: #2828.
Lake Dolloff Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4200 S 308th St
Auburn, WA 98001
(253) 945-2800
Grades: PK-5
| 402 students
Rank: #2929.
Technology Access Foundation Academy At Saghalie
Magnet School
Math: 31% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
33914 19th Ave Sw
Federal Way, WA 98023
(253) 945-5000
Grades: 6-12
| 571 students
Rank: #3030.
Rainier View Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3015 S 368th St
Federal Way, WA 98003
(253) 945-3700
Grades: PK-5
| 487 students
Rank: #3131.
Sequoyah Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3425 S 360th St
Auburn, WA 98001
(253) 945-3670
Grades: 6-8
| 599 students
Rank: #3232.
Sacajawea Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1101 S Dash Point Rd
Federal Way, WA 98003
(253) 945-4900
Grades: 6-8
| 750 students
Rank: #3333.
Olympic View Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2626 Sw 327th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
(253) 945-3500
Grades: PK-5
| 448 students
Rank: #3434.
Sunnycrest Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
24629 42nd Av S
Kent, WA 98032
(253) 945-4100
Grades: PK-5
| 523 students
Rank: #3535.
Wildwood Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2405 S 300th St
Federal Way, WA 98003
(253) 945-4400
Grades: PK-5
| 487 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Federal Way School District
  • 33330 8th AVE S, FEDERAL WAY, WA, 98003-5433
  • (253) 945-2000
  • fwps.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 21,765 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Top 50% in WA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.80

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