West Auburn Senior High School

West Auburn Senior High School serves 239 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

West Auburn Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

West Auburn Senior High School's student population of 239 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students239 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

West Auburn Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1966 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
4%
8%
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Hispanic
28%
23%
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Black
6%
4%
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White
45%
54%
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Hawaiian
5%
1%
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Two or more races
10%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.710.64
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Graduation Rate
25-29%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAuburn School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to West Auburn Senior High School is Special Ed School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Auburn Washington Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 556 students
    0.5 miles
    20 E St Ne
    Auburn, WA 98002
    (253) 931-4988
    0.5 K-5 556
  • Auburn Special Ed School Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 130 students
    0.6 miles
    502 4th St Ne
    Auburn, WA 98002
    (253) 931-4927
    0.6 PK-12 130
  • Auburn Auburn Senior High School Math: 23% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,770 student
    0.7 miles
    711 E Main St
    Auburn, WA 98002
    (253) 931-4880
    0.7 9-12 1,770
  • Auburn Terminal Park Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 503 students
    0.8 miles
    1101 D St Se
    Auburn, WA 98002
    (253) 931-4978
    0.8 K-5 503
  • Auburn Dick Scobee Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 504 students
    1.2 miles
    1031 14th St Ne
    Auburn, WA 98002
    (253) 931-4984
    1.2 PK-5 504

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