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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 76 public schools in Whatcom County, WA, serving 27,928 students.
  • Whatcom County, WA public school have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Washington public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 61% statewide average). Schools in Whatcom County have an average ranking in the top 30% of Washington public schools.
  • The top ranked public school in Whatcom County, WA are Columbia Elementary School, Bellingham High School and Nooksack Valley High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Washington public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Washington public school average of 18:1.

Top Whatcom County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Acme Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5200 Turkington Rd
    Acme, WA 98220
    (360)383-2045

    Grades: K-6 | 228 students
  • Alderwood Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3400 Hollywood Ave
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360)676-6404

    Grades: PK-5 | 365 students
  • Beach Elementary School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3786 Centerview Road
    Lummi Island, WA 98262
    (360)383-9440

    Grades: K-5 | 43 students
  • Bellingham Family Partnership Program Alternative School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1409 18th St
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360)676-6424

    Grades: K-12 | 72 students
  • Bellingham High School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 92%
    Rank: Top 10%
    2020 Cornwall Ave
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360)676-6575

    Grades: 9-12 | 1119 students
  • Bellingham Re-engagement Program Alternative School
    1306 Dupont St
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360)676-6400

    Grades: 9-12 | 89 students
  • Birchwood Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3200 Pinewood Ave
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360)676-6446

    Grades: PK-5 | 337 students
  • Blaine Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    836 Mitchell Ave
    Blaine, WA 98230
    (360)332-5213

    Grades: 3-5 | 493 students
  • Blaine High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1055 H Street
    Blaine, WA 98230
    (360)332-6045

    Grades: 9-12 | 635 students
  • Blaine Home Connections Alternative School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    580 C Street
    Blaine, WA 98230
    (360)332-5881

    Grades: K-11 | 66 students
  • Blaine Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    975 H Street
    Blaine, WA 98230
    (360)332-8226

    Grades: 6-8 | 500 students
  • Blaine Primary School
    820 Boblett St
    Blaine, WA 98230
    (360)332-1300

    Grades: K-2 | 522 students
  • Blaine Re-engagement Alternative School
    Reading: PS%
    Bellingham Technical College,
    Blaine, WA 98230
    (360)332-6045

    Grades: 10-12 | 19 students
  • Carl Cozier Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1330 Lincoln St
    Bellingham, WA 98229
    (360)676-6410

    Grades: PK-5 | 319 students
  • Cascadia Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    6175 Church Rd
    Ferndale, WA 98248
    (360)383-2300

    Grades: PK-5 | 448 students
  • Central Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    5610 Second Avenue
    Ferndale, WA 98248
    (360)383-9600

    Grades: PK-5 | 343 students
  • Columbia Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 10%
    2508 Utter St
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360)676-6413

    Grades: PK-5 | 294 students
  • Cordata Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4420 Aldrich Rd
    Bellingham, WA 98226
    (360)676-6466

    Grades: PK-5 | 371 students
  • Custer Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    7660 Custer School Road
    Custer, WA 98240
    (360)383-9500

    Grades: K-5 | 349 students
  • Eagleridge Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2651 Thornton Road
    Ferndale, WA 98248
    (360)383-9700

    Grades: K-5 | 474 students
  • Educational Resource Center Special Education School
    4888 Deming Rd
    Deming, WA 98244
    (360)383-2012

    Grades: PK | 34 students
  • Everson Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    216 Everson Goshen Rd.
    Everson, WA 98247
    (360)966-2030

    Grades: PK-5 | 274 students
  • Fairhaven Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 81%
    Rank: Top 20%
    110 Park Ridge Rd
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360)676-6450

    Grades: 6-8 | 627 students
  • Ferndale High School Math: 31% | Reading: 83%
    Rank: Top 50%
    5830 Golden Eagle Drive
    Ferndale, WA 98248
    (360)383-9240

    Grades: 9-12 | 1485 students
  • Ferndale Re-engagement Alternative School
    Reading: PS%
    6041 Vista Drive
    Ferndale, WA 98248
    (360)383-9362

    Grades: 9-12 | 45 students
  • Ferndale Special Services Special Education School
    6041 Vista Dr
    Ferndale, WA 98248
    (360)383-9221

    Grades: PK | 69 students
  • Fisher Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    501 N 14th St
    Lynden, WA 98264
    (360)354-4291

    Grades: K-5 | 426 students
  • Geneva Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1401 Geneva St
    Bellingham, WA 98229
    (360)676-6416

    Grades: PK-5 | 465 students
  • Happy Valley Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 65%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1041 24th St
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360)676-6420

    Grades: PK-5 | 439 students
  • Harmony Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5060 Sand Road
    Bellingham, WA 98226
    (360)383-2050

    Grades: K-6 | 338 students
  • Horizon Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2671 Thornton Road
    Ferndale, WA 98248
    (360)383-9850

    Grades: 6-8 | 447 students
  • Impact Reengagement Program Alternative School
    1201 Bradley Rd
    Lynden, WA 98264
    (360)354-4443

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Irene Reither Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    954 E. Hemmi Road
    Bellingham, WA 98226
    (360)398-2111

    Grades: PK-5 | 695 students
  • Isom Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    8461 Benson Rd
    Lynden, WA 98264
    (360)354-1992

    Grades: K-5 | 515 students
  • Kendall Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    7547 Kendall Rd
    Maple Falls, WA 98266
    (360)383-2055

    Grades: K-6 | 414 students
  • Show 41 more public schools in Whatcom County, WA (out of 76 total schools)
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