West Auburn Senior High School

  • West Auburn Senior High School serves 197 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-69% (which is approximately equal to the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • West Auburn Senior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • West Auburn Senior High School's student population of 197 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students197 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Auburn Senior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,028 schools in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Auburn Senior High School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#912 out of 2028 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:119:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
25%
23%
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Black
7%
4%
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White
45%
55%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
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Two or more races
14%
8%
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Diversity Score0.710.64
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Graduation Rate6-9%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAuburn School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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