Bellingham, WA
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Bellingham Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Bellingham School District Details

Bellingham School District
1306 Dupont St
Bellingham, WA 98225

11,117 Students enrolled in District

26 Schools in District

18 Students Per Classroom (State average is 18)

Bellingham School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Washington

(10 is best)

Better than of WA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Alderwood Elementary School
3400 Hollywood Ave
Bellingham, WA, 98225
PK-05
Bellingham Family Partnership Program School
1409 18th St
Bellingham, WA, 98225
KG-12
Bellingham High School
2020 Cornwall Ave
Bellingham, WA, 98225
09-12
Bellingham Re-Engagement Program School
1306 Dupont St
Bellingham, WA, 98225
09-12
Birchwood Elementary School
3200 Pinewood Ave
Bellingham, WA, 98225
PK-05
Carl Cozier Elementary School
1330 Lincoln St
Bellingham, WA, 98229
PK-05
Columbia Elementary School
2508 Utter St
Bellingham, WA, 98225
PK-05
Cordata Elementary School
4420 Aldrich Rd
Bellingham, WA, 98226
PK-05
Fairhaven Middle School
110 Park Ridge Rd
Bellingham, WA, 98225
06-08
Geneva Elementary School
1401 Geneva St
Bellingham, WA, 98229
PK-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 75.0% 62.2%
Black 1.5% 4.9%
Hispanic 16.4% 23.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.0% 7.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.1% 1.5%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 38.2% 45.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 32.8% 38.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.4% 7.2%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,936 $66,180,464 49.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $673 $7,503,277 5.6%
Staff $684 $7,625,916 5.7%
General Administration $79 $880,771 0.7%
School Administration $607 $6,767,443 5.0%
Operation $866 $9,655,034 7.2%
Transportation $265 $2,954,485 2.2%
Other $466 $5,195,434 3.9%
Total Support $3,641 $40,593,509 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,469 $27,526,881 20.5%
Total Expenditures $12,045 $134,289,705 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,830 $6,259,160,114 49.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $686 $737,034,624 5.8%
Staff $625 $670,953,123 5.3%
General Administration $114 $122,430,124 1.0%
School Administration $599 $642,770,571 5.0%
Operation $899 $964,994,211 7.6%
Transportation $403 $432,558,763 3.4%
Other $414 $444,274,303 3.5%
Total Support $3,740 $4,015,067,845 31.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,330 $2,501,695,715 19.6%
Total Expenditures $11,900 $12,776,004,849 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

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