Peninsula School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 15 public schools in Peninsula School District, serving 9,171 students.
  • Public school in Peninsula School District have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the Washington public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 73% (versus the 61% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 10% of public schools in Washington.
  • The top ranked public schools in Peninsula School District are Voyager Elementary School, Kopachuck Middle School and Artondale Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Washington public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is more than the Washington public school average of 18:1.

Overview

School District NamePeninsula School District
School District Phone Number(253)530-1002
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WA)
# of Schools15 Schools2,435 Schools
# of Students9,171 Students1,112,435 Students
# of Teachers487 Teachers60,269 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1

District Comparison

  • Peninsula School District, which is ranked within the top 10% 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 89% has increased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Peninsula   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)
60%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Peninsula   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
89%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Peninsula   School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.370.64
# of American Indian Students40 Students15,622 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
2%
# of Asian Students169 Students85,396 Students
% Asian Students
2%
8%
# of Hispanic Students784 Students257,984 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
23%
# of Black Students86 Students48,441 Students
% Black Students
1%
4%
# of White Students7,230 Students603,896 Students
% White Students
79%
54%
# of Hawaiian Students23 Students12,141 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students839 Students88,955 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
8%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:12115,754
# of Students in Kindergarten:56981,110
# of Students in 1st Grade:62883,006
# of Students in 2nd Grade:62183,225
# of Students in 3rd Grade:61985,737
# of Students in 4th Grade:62687,520
# of Students in 5th Grade:68286,815
# of Students in 6th Grade:72384,097
# of Students in 7th Grade:71382,192
# of Students in 8th Grade:72581,964
# of Students in 9th Grade:72983,278
# of Students in 10th Grade:74082,294
# of Students in 11th Grade:80083,363
# of Students in 12th Grade:87592,080
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,100 in this school district is less than the state average of $15,382. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,232 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$93 MM$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Peninsula   School District and average revenue for each school distric in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$85 MM$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Peninsula   School District and average spending for each school distric in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,100$15,382
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Peninsula   School District and average revenue per public school student in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,232$13,509
This chart display average spending per public school student in Peninsula   School District and average spending per public school student in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Peninsula School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Artondale Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 75%
    Rank: Top 20%
    6219 40th Street Nw
    Gig Harbor, WA 98335
    (253)530-1100

    Grades: PK-5 | 482 students
  • Discovery Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 74%
    Rank: Top 20%
    4905 Rosedale St Nw
    Gig Harbor, WA 98335
    (253)530-1200

    Grades: K-5 | 517 students
  • Evergreen Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1820 Key Peninsula Hwy Kps
    Lakebay, WA 98349
    (253)530-1300

    Grades: PK-5 | 267 students
  • Gig Harbor High School Math: 55% | Reading: 85%
    Rank: Top 20%
    5101 Rosedale St Nw
    Gig Harbor, WA 98335
    (253)530-1400

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,610 student
  • Goodman Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 69%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3701 38th Ave Nw
    Gig Harbor, WA 98335
    (253)530-1600

    Grades: 6-8 | 571 students
  • Harbor Heights Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 64%
    Rank: Top 50%
    4002 36th St Nw
    Gig Harbor, WA 98335
    (253)530-1800

    Grades: PK-5 | 582 students
  • Harbor Ridge Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 79%
    Rank: Top 20%
    9010 Prentice Ave
    Gig Harbor, WA 98332
    (253)530-1900

    Grades: 6-8 | 597 students
  • Henderson Bay Alternative High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8402 Skansie Ave
    Gig Harbor, WA 98332
    (253)530-1700

    Grades: 9-12 | 128 students
  • Key Peninsula Middle School Math: 53% | Reading: 61%
    Rank: Top 50%
    5510 Key Peninsula Hwy N
    Lakebay, WA 98349
    (253)530-4200

    Grades: 6-8 | 476 students
  • Kopachuck Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 81%
    Rank: Top 20%
    10414 56th St Nw
    Gig Harbor, WA 98335
    (253)530-4100

    Grades: 6-8 | 517 students
  • Minter Creek Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 63%
    Rank: Top 50%
    12617 118th Ave Nw
    Gig Harbor, WA 98329
    (253)530-4300

    Grades: K-5 | 393 students
  • Peninsula High School Math: 47% | Reading: 78%
    Rank: Top 50%
    14105 Purdy Dr Nw
    Gig Harbor, WA 98332
    (253)530-4400

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,406 student
  • Purdy Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 78%
    Rank: Top 20%
    13815 62nd Ave Nw
    Gig Harbor, WA 98332
    (253)530-4600

    Grades: PK-5 | 599 students
  • Vaughn Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 30%
    17521 Hall Road Kpn
    Vaughn, WA 98394
    (253)530-4700

    Grades: PK-5 | 397 students
  • Voyager Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 82%
    Rank: Top 10%
    5615 Kopachuck Dr Nw
    Gig Harbor, WA 98335
    (253)530-4800

    Grades: K-5 | 629 students
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