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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 110 public schools in Seattle School District, serving 54,573 students.
  • Public school in Seattle School District have an average math proficiency score of 65% (versus the Washington public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 71% (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 Seattle School District are Cascadia Elementary School, Roosevelt High School and Mcdonald International School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the Washington public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is less than the Washington public school average of 18:1.

Overview

School District NameSeattle School District
School District Websitehttp://www.seattleschools.org
School District Phone Number(206)252-0010
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WA)
# of Schools110 Schools2,435 Schools
# of Students54,573 Students1,112,435 Students
# of Teachers3,146 Teachers60,269 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1

District Comparison

  • Seattle School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 299 school districts in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 75% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Seattle   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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Seattle   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 Rate
79%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Seattle   School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.720.64
# of American Indian Students293 Students15,622 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
2%
# of Asian Students7,689 Students85,396 Students
% Asian Students
14%
8%
# of Hispanic Students6,578 Students257,984 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
23%
# of Black Students8,115 Students48,441 Students
% Black Students
15%
4%
# of White Students25,767 Students603,896 Students
% White Students
47%
54%
# of Hawaiian Students245 Students12,141 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students5,886 Students88,955 Students
% of Two or more races Students
11%
8%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:82415,754
# of Students in Kindergarten:4,64381,110
# of Students in 1st Grade:4,63983,006
# of Students in 2nd Grade:4,63283,225
# of Students in 3rd Grade:4,69085,737
# of Students in 4th Grade:4,57787,520
# of Students in 5th Grade:4,51386,815
# of Students in 6th Grade:3,86984,097
# of Students in 7th Grade:3,80982,192
# of Students in 8th Grade:3,61981,964
# of Students in 9th Grade:3,67183,278
# of Students in 10th Grade:3,53782,294
# of Students in 11th Grade:3,48883,363
# of Students in 12th Grade:4,06292,080
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $12,976 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 $14,387 is higher 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$657 MM$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Seattle   School District and average revenue for each school distric in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$729 MM$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Seattle   School District and average spending for each school distric in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,976$15,382
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Seattle   School District and average revenue per public school student in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$14,387$13,509
This chart display average spending per public school student in Seattle   School District and average spending per public school student in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Seattle School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Adams Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 78%
    Rank: Top 20%
    6110 28 Av Nw
    Seattle, WA 98107
    (206)252-1300

    Grades: K-5 | 551 students
  • Aki Kurose Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3928 S Graham St
    Seattle, WA 98118
    (206)252-7700

    Grades: 6-8 | 684 students
  • Alki Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank: Top 10%
    3010 59 Av Sw
    Seattle, WA 98116
    (206)252-9050

    Grades: PK-5 | 373 students
  • Arbor Heights Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3701 Sw 104th Street
    Seattle, WA 98146
    (206)252-9250

    Grades: K-5 | 513 students
  • B F Day Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank: Top 20%
    3921 Linden Av N
    Seattle, WA 98103
    (206)252-6010

    Grades: PK-5 | 283 students
  • Bailey Gatzert Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1301 E Yesler Wy
    Seattle, WA 98122
    (206)252-2810

    Grades: PK-5 | 298 students
  • Ballard High School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 97%
    Rank: Top 5%
    1418 Nw 65 St
    Seattle, WA 98117
    (206)252-1000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1930 students
  • Beacon Hill International School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2025 14 Av S
    Seattle, WA 98144
    (206)252-2700

    Grades: K-5 | 416 students
  • Birth To 3 Contracts Special Education School
    2445 3rd Av S
    Seattle, WA 98124
    (206)252-0809

    Grades: PK | 496 students
  • Bridges Transition Special Education School
    7201 Beacon Ave S
    Seattle, WA 98108
    (206)252-0058

    Grades: PK-12 | 133 students
  • Broadview-thomson K-8 School Math: 52% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    13052 Greenwood Av N
    Seattle, WA 98133
    (206)252-4080

    Grades: PK-8 | 544 students
  • Bryant Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
    Rank: Top 5%
    3311 Ne 60 St
    Seattle, WA 98115
    (206)252-5200

    Grades: K-5 | 585 students
  • Cascade Parent Partnership Program Alternative School
    Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank: Top 30%
    2919 1st Avenue West
    Seattle, WA 98119
    (206)706-4270

    Grades: K-12 | 159 students
  • Cascadia Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
    Rank: Top 1%
    1700 N 90th Street
    Seattle, WA 98115
    (206)252-5914

    Grades: K-5 | 525 students
  • Catharine Blaine K-8 School Math: 79% | Reading: 79%
    Rank: Top 10%
    2550 34 Av W
    Seattle, WA 98199
    (206)252-1920

    Grades: K-8 | 782 students
  • Cedar Park Elementary School
    13224 37th Ave Ne
    Seattle, WA 98125
    (206)252-4300

    Grades: PK-5 | 57 students
  • The Center School Math: 60-69% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank: Top 10%
    305 Harrison St
    Seattle, WA 98109
    (206)252-9850

    Grades: 9-12 | 242 students
  • Chief Sealth International High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2600 Sw Thistle
    Seattle, WA 98126
    (206)252-8550

    Grades: 9-12 | 1039 students
  • Cleveland High School Stem Math: <50% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank: Top 30%
    5511 15 Ave S
    Seattle, WA 98108
    (206)252-7800

    Grades: 9-12 | 871 students
  • Concord International School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    723 S Concord St
    Seattle, WA 98108
    (206)252-8100

    Grades: PK-5 | 347 students
  • Daniel Bagley Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 10%
    7821 Stone Av N
    Seattle, WA 98103
    (206)252-5110

    Grades: K-5 | 425 students
  • David T. Denny International Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2601 Sw Kenyon St
    Seattle, WA 98126
    (206)252-9000

    Grades: 6-8 | 834 students
  • Dearborn Park International School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2820 S Orcas St
    Seattle, WA 98108
    (206)252-6930

    Grades: K-5 | 352 students
  • Decatur Elementary School
    7711 43rd Ave Ne
    Seattle, WA 98115
    (206)252-3230

    Grades: K-5 | 242 students
  • Dunlap Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4525 S Cloverdale St
    Seattle, WA 98118
    (206)252-7000

    Grades: PK-5 | 291 students
  • Eckstein Middle School Math: 76% | Reading: 82%
    Rank: Top 10%
    3003 Ne 75 St
    Seattle, WA 98115
    (206)252-5010

    Grades: 6-8 | 965 students
  • Emerson Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    9709 60 Av S
    Seattle, WA 98118
    (206)252-7100

    Grades: PK-5 | 288 students
  • Fairmount Park Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 88%
    Rank: Top 5%
    3800 Sw Findlay St
    Seattle, WA 98126
    (206)252-9290

    Grades: PK-5 | 545 students
  • Franklin High School Math: 59% | Reading: 80%
    Rank: Top 20%
    3013 S Mt Baker Bv
    Seattle, WA 98144
    (206)252-6150

    Grades: 9-12 | 1282 students
  • Frantz Coe Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 84%
    Rank: Top 10%
    2424 7 Av W
    Seattle, WA 98119
    (206)252-2000

    Grades: K-5 | 560 students
  • Garfield High School Math: ≥50% | Reading: 96%
    Rank: Top 20%
    400 23 Ave
    Seattle, WA 98122
    (206)252-2270

    Grades: 9-12 | 1857 students
  • Gatewood Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    4320 Sw Myrtle St
    Seattle, WA 98136
    (206)252-9400

    Grades: K-5 | 376 students
  • Genesee Hill Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 76%
    Rank: Top 20%
    5013 Sw Dakota Street
    Seattle, WA 98116
    (206)252-9700

    Grades: K-5 | 718 students
  • Graham Hill Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5149 S Graham St
    Seattle, WA 98118
    (206)252-7140

    Grades: PK-5 | 358 students
  • Green Lake Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 20%
    2400 N 65 St
    Seattle, WA 98103
    (206)252-5320

    Grades: PK-5 | 437 students
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