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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 4 public schools managed by Port Townsend School District serving 1,182 students in Port Townsend, Washington.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Washington state average of 45%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is less than the state average of 19:1.

Port Townsend School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Port Townsend Blue Heron Middle School
    3939 San Juan Ave
    Port Townsend, WA 98368
    (360)379-4540

    Grades: 4-8 | 395 students
  • Port Townsend Grant Street Elementary School
    1637 Grant St
    Port Townsend, WA 98368
    (360)379-4535

    Grades: K-5 | 363 students
  • Port Townsend Ocean Alternative School
    1637 Grant Street
    Port Townsend, WA 98368
    (360)379-4251

    Grades: K-12 | 74 students
  • Port Townsend Port Townsend High School
    1500 Van Ness St
    Port Townsend, WA 98368
    (360)379-4520

    Grades: 9-12 | 350 students

Overview

School District NamePort Townsend School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students1,182 students
# of Teachers71 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
# of Male Students559 students
% Male Students
47%
# of Female Students623 students
% Female Students
53%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.31
# of American Indian Students14 students
% American Indian Students
1%
# of Asian Students25 students
% Asian Students
2%
# of Hispanic Students92 students
% Hispanic Students
8%
# of Black Students14 students
% Black Students
1%
# of White Students970 students
% White Students
82%
# of Hawaiian Students5 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students62 students
% of Two or more races Students
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:15
# of Students in Kindergarten:71
# of Students in 1st Grade:95
# of Students in 2nd Grade:79
# of Students in 3rd Grade:90
# of Students in 4th Grade:80
# of Students in 5th Grade:86
# of Students in 6th Grade:116
# of Students in 7th Grade:83
# of Students in 8th Grade:83
# of Students in 9th Grade:82
# of Students in 10th Grade:77
# of Students in 11th Grade:90
# of Students in 12th Grade:135
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Port Townsend School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 293 school districts in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 75-79% has decreased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate75-79%
82%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $12,206 in this school district is less than the state average of $14,981. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $11,092 is less than the state average of $13,157. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WA)
Total Revenue$16 MM$12 MM
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Spending$15 MM$11 MM
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Revenue / Student$12,206$14,981
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Spending / Student$11,092$13,157
This chart display average spending per public school student in Port Townsend School District and average spending per public school student in WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Port Townsend School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.31, which is lower than the Washington average of 0.41. The most diverse school in the district is Port Townsend High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Washington or national school diversity statistics.