Top 10 Best Whatcom County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 77 public schools serving 27,113 students in Whatcom County, WA. Whatcom County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Washington.
The top ranked public schools in Whatcom County, WA are Sehome High School, Columbia Elementary School and Lowell Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Whatcom County, WA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Washington public school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 61% statewide average). Schools in Whatcom County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Washington public schools.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Washington public school average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Best Whatcom County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sehome High School
Math: 65% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2700 Bill Mcdonald Pkwy
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 676-6481
Grades: 9-12
| 1,183 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Columbia Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2508 Utter St
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 676-6413
Grades: PK-5
| 261 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Lowell Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
935 14th St
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 676-6430
Grades: PK-5
| 230 students
Rank: #44.
Cascadia Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6175 Church Rd
Ferndale, WA 98248
(360) 383-2300
Grades: K-5
| 417 students
Rank: #55.
Nooksack Valley High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3326 East Badger Road
Everson, WA 98247
(360) 966-0106
Grades: 7-12
| 475 students
Rank: #66.
Nooksack Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3333 Breckenridge Rd.
Everson, WA 98247
(360) 966-3321
Grades: PK-5
| 370 students
Rank: #77.
Bellingham High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2020 Cornwall Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 676-6575
Grades: 9-12
| 1,194 students
Rank: #88.
Beach Elementary School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3786 Centerview Road
Lummi Island, WA 98262
(360) 383-9440
Grades: K-5
| 36 students
Rank: #99.
Meridian High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
194 W Laurel Road
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 398-8111
Grades: 9-12
| 457 students
Rank: #1010.
Fairhaven Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
110 Park Ridge Rd
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 676-6450
Grades: 6-8
| 559 students
Rank: #1111.
Whatcom Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
810 Halleck St
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 676-6460
Grades: 6-8
| 610 students
Rank: #1212.
Vossbeck Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
1301 Bridgeview Dr
Lynden, WA 98264
(360) 354-0488
Grades: K-5
| 421 students
Rank: #1313.
Silver Beach Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4101 Academy St
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 676-6443
Grades: PK-5
| 391 students
Rank: #1414.
Mount Baker Senior High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4936 Deming Rd
Deming, WA 98244
(360) 383-2015
Grades: 9-12
| 528 students
Rank: #1515.
Sumas Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1024 Lawson Street
Sumas, WA 98295
(360) 988-9423
Grades: PK-5
| 284 students
Rank: #1616.
Lynden Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
8750 Line Rd
Lynden, WA 98264
(206) 354-2952
Grades: 6-8
| 613 students
Rank: #1717.
Nooksack Valley Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
404 W. Columbia St.
Everson, WA 98247
(360) 966-7561
Grades: 6-8
| 430 students
Rank: #1818.
Blaine High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1055 H Street
Blaine, WA 98230
(360) 332-6045
Grades: 9-12
| 637 students
Rank: #1919.
Happy Valley Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1041 24th St
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 676-6420
Grades: PK-5
| 388 students
Rank: #2020.
Wade King Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2155 Yew Street Rd
Bellingham, WA 98229
(360) 676-6840
Grades: PK-5
| 333 students
Rank: #2121.
Isom Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8461 Benson Rd
Lynden, WA 98264
(360) 354-1992
Grades: K-5
| 395 students
Rank: #2222.
Squalicum High School
Math: 36% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3773 E Mcleod Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 676-6471
Grades: 9-12
| 1,291 students
Rank: #2323.
Sunnyland Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2800 James St
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 676-6446
Grades: PK-5
| 265 students
Rank: #2424.
Lynden High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1201 Bradley Rd
Lynden, WA 98264
(360) 354-4401
Grades: 9-12
| 986 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Central Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5610 Second Avenue
Ferndale, WA 98248
(360) 383-9600
Grades: PK-5
| 283 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Parkview Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3033 Coolidge Dr
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 676-6433
Grades: PK-5
| 293 students
Rank: #2727.
Harmony Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5060 Sand Road
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 383-2050
Grades: K-6
| 281 students
Rank: #2828.
Blaine Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
836 Mitchell Ave
Blaine, WA 98230
(360) 332-5213
Grades: 3-5
| 472 students
Rank: #2929.
Ferndale High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5830 Golden Eagle Drive
Ferndale, WA 98248
(360) 383-9240
Grades: 9-12
| 1,344 students
Rank: #3030.
Acme Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5200 Turkington Rd
Acme, WA 98220
(360) 383-2045
Grades: K-6
| 175 students
Rank: #3131.
Kulshan Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1250 Kenoyer Dr
Bellingham, WA 98229
(360) 676-4886
Grades: 6-8
| 642 students
Rank: #3232.
Meridian Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
861 Ten Mile Road
Lynden, WA 98264
(360) 398-2291
Grades: 6-8
| 360 students
Rank: #3333.
Geneva Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1401 Geneva St
Bellingham, WA 98229
(360) 676-6416
Grades: PK-5
| 403 students
Rank: #3434.
Blaine Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
975 H Street
Blaine, WA 98230
(360) 332-8226
Grades: 6-8
| 481 students
Rank: #3535.
Meridian Parent Partnership Program
Alternative School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
240 W Laurel Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 398-9324
Grades: K-8
| 387 students
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Whatcom County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3408 Redwood Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 676-6437
Grades: PK
| 67 students
3326 East Badger Rd
Everson, WA 98247
(360) 988-2641
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
1306 Dupont Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 676-6400
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
770 Mitchell Ave
Blaine, WA 98230
(360) 966-0106
Grades: 6-12
| 52 students
2036 Ellis St
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 676-5092
Grades: 9-12
| 26 students
Discovery Center (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
1306 Dupont St
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 738-6235
Grades: 2-11
| 12 students
5275 Northwest Avenue
Ferndale, WA 98248
(360) 383-9289
Grades: K-10
| n/a students
707 Astor St
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 676-2627
Grades: 8-12
| 8 students
2334 Lummi View Drive
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 758-3147
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
Martin Center (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
1306 Dupont St
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 676-2787
Grades: 6-12
| 22 students
194 W. Laurel Road
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 966-7076
Grades: 7-12
| 39 students
5780 Hendrickson Rd
Ferndale, WA 98248
(360) 383-9650
Grades: PK-6
| 394 students
5604 Mission Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 988-2641
Grades: 7-12
| 33 students
3326 East Badger Rd
Everson, WA 98247
(360) 988-7058
Grades: K-12
| 5 students
5275 Northwest Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 383-9554
Grades: PK-6
| n/a students
2120 South Jackson Street
Deming, WA 98244
(206) 934-4950
Grades: 9-12
| 48 students
960 East Hemmi Rd
Everson, WA 98247
(360) 398-8018
Grades: 4-5
| 183 students
Timber Ridge (Closed 2010)
Alternative School
5604 Mission Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 966-0106
Grades: 6-12
| 17 students
5604 Mission Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 966-0106
Grades: 7-12
| 20 students

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