Port Townsend School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,138 students in Port Townsend School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Washington.
Public Schools in Port Townsend School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Washington public school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 61% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Port Townsend School District are Port Townsend High School, Blue Heron Middle School and Salish Coast Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Port Townsend School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Washington.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Washington public school average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Port Townsend School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WA)
# Schools
4 Schools
2,514 Schools
# Students
1,138 Students
1,089,064 Students
# Teachers
69 Teachers
62,078 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Port Townsend 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 80-84% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WA)
Overall District Rank
#105 out of 306 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Port Townsend   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 Port Townsend   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)
64%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Port Townsend   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
80-84%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Port Townsend   School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.37
0.67
# American Indian Students
12 Students
14,334 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
18 Students
90,824 Students
% Asian Students
2%
8%
# Hispanic Students
106 Students
268,788 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
25%
# Black Students
9 Students
49,701 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
895 Students
554,577 Students
% White Students
79%
51%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
13,446 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
94 Students
95,985 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
9%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
11
19,196
# Students in K Grade:
53
70,636
# Students in 1st Grade:
65
78,297
# Students in 2nd Grade:
77
79,453
# Students in 3rd Grade:
69
79,424
# Students in 4th Grade:
76
80,784
# Students in 5th Grade:
89
81,374
# Students in 6th Grade:
84
83,852
# Students in 7th Grade:
100
86,059
# Students in 8th Grade:
86
86,333
# Students in 9th Grade:
102
85,558
# Students in 10th Grade:
134
83,970
# Students in 11th Grade:
92
83,278
# Students in 12th Grade:
100
90,850
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,496 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 $41,406 is higher 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
$20 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total revenue of Port Townsend   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
$47 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Port Townsend   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
$17,496
$17,989
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Port Townsend   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
$41,406
$18,307
This chart display average spending per public school student in Port Townsend   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 Port Townsend School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Port Townsend High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1500 Van Ness St
Port Townsend, WA 98368
(360) 379-4520
Grades: 9-12
| 376 students
Rank: #22.
Blue Heron Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3939 San Juan Ave
Port Townsend, WA 98368
(360) 379-4540
Grades: 6-8
| 248 students
Rank: #33.
Salish Coast Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1637 Grant St
Port Townsend, WA 98368
(360) 379-4535
Grades: PK-5
| 388 students
Rank: #44.
Ocean
Alternative School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3939 San Juan Ave.
Port Townsend, WA 98368
(360) 379-4251
Grades: K-12
| 126 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Port Townsend School District
  • 1610 Blaine St., Port Townsend, WA, 98368
  • (360) 379-4501
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,138 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in WA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.37

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