401 W Main St
Auburn, WA 98001
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
West Auburn Senior High School serves 170 students in grades 9-12.
West Auburn Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 170 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 20-24% (Btm 50% in WA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

School Overview

West Auburn Senior High School's student population of 170 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
170 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

West Auburn Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West Auburn Senior High School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2033 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
16:1
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American Indian
6%
1%
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Asian
1%
8%
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Hispanic
31%
25%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
39%
51%
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Hawaiian
6%
1%
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Two or more races
9%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Graduation Rate
20-24%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 170 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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