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Overview

Public Schools Overview Washington School Districts by City
Number Of Students 1,058,936
Number Of Washington Schools 2,409
Number Of Washington School Districts 318
Spending Per Student $11,424

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 71.9813966024838
4th Grade 68.9802829183131
5th Grade 71.5791947168727
6th Grade 72.6436527381099
7th Grade 67.6651463738798
8th Grade 71.2394660829789
10th Grade 82.682398208042

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 62.8382195897328
4th Grade 59.6337152762938
5th Grade 62.3763831973259
6th Grade 63.4453489238054
7th Grade 57.5593343298105
8th Grade 55.5799254393241
9th Grade 59.913747482851

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 58.2% 50.9%
Black 4.5% 15.6%
Hispanic 21.1% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.2% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.4% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 46.3% 50.9%
English Language Learners 9.4% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 12.5% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 19.30
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Washington Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 7,170,351 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 106 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.4% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 19.2% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 34.4% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 26.8% 26.4%
65 Or Older 13.2% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 2,686,162 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 9.6% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.2% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 32.3% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 11.1% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 15.1% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.4% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.7% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.9% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.4% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 10.4% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,582 $5,911,337,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $646 $683,844,000 5.7%
Staff $578 $612,590,000 5.1%
General Administration $107 $112,930,000 0.9%
School Administration $568 $601,886,000 5.0%
Operation $863 $913,870,000 7.6%
Transportation $395 $418,473,000 3.5%
Other $410 $433,883,000 3.6%
Total Support $3,567 $3,777,476,000 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,275 $2,408,598,000 19.9%
Total Expenditures $11,424 $12,097,411,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%