Washington
Public School Ratings



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Washington Public Schools

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

Overview

Public Schools Overview Washington School Districts by City
Number Of Students 1,103,777
Number Of Washington Schools 2,442
Number Of Washington School Districts 335
Spending Per Student $13,703

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 56.3241619007489
4th Grade 58.1333934302556
5th Grade 59.9831764349729
6th Grade 56.7847041191657
7th Grade 60.7980629677155
8th Grade 60.2844085618616
10th Grade 72.7097371370886

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 58.5401108378099
4th Grade 54.7240482591856
5th Grade 49.2152985630956
6th Grade 49.1545185271919
7th Grade 50.1522401932084
8th Grade 48.8086401586642
10th Grade 43.5732488661923

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 59.9% 50.6%
Black 4.8% 16.0%
Hispanic 24.4% 26.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.2% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.7% 1.5%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 43.4% 48.4%
English Language Learners 11.1% 9.3%
Students With Disabilities 12.7% 13.3%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 18.76
AVG FOR NATION 16.50

Washington Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 7,535,591 327,167,434
Population Density (per sq. mile) 111 91
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.2% 6.1%
5-19 Years Old 18.6% 19.3%
20-44 Years Old 34.7% 33.3%
45-64 Years Old 25.9% 26.0%
65 Or Older 14.7% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 2,800,423 117,952,415
Single Parent Households With Children 9.1% 8.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.1% 87.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 35.3% 31.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 16.1% 13.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.1% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.6% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.7% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.8% 17.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.1% 13.9%
$15,000 or less 8.6% 10.9%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,390 $7,052,970,385 46.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $782 $862,708,347 5.7%
Staff $866 $955,441,191 6.3%
General Administration $121 $133,917,706 0.9%
School Administration $676 $746,070,772 4.9%
Operation $966 $1,066,544,379 7.1%
Transportation $413 $456,304,766 3.0%
Other $537 $593,031,846 3.9%
Total Support $4,361 $4,813,720,535 31.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,952 $3,258,008,788 21.5%
Total Expenditures $13,703 $15,124,771,792 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%