The Center School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
305 Harrison St
Seattle, WA 98109
Phone
(206) 252-9850
District
SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
KING COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
270
Classroom Teachers
14

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Washington

10

(10 is best)

Better than 95.4% of WA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

The Center School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade total

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 65.00 51
Proficiency in Reading 54
Proficiency in Math 65.0 49

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 19.01
AVG FOR DISTRICT 17.52
AVG FOR STATE 18.76
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 70 25.9%
Grade 10 77 28.5%
Grade 11 70 25.9%
Grade 12 53 19.6%
Total 270 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 76.7% 51.3% 61.3%
Black 6.8% 17.2% 4.8%
Hispanic 10.8% 13.5% 24.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.8% 17.2% 8.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.8% 0.7% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 17.4% 32.3% 45.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.3% 26.3% 38.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.1% 6.0% 7.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 669,946 7,405,743
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 6,591.2 109
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.1% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 12.8% 18.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 46.5% 34.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.7% 26.2%
65 OR OLDER 11.9% 14.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 304,537 2,755,697
Single Parent Households With Children 5.3% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.9% 90.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 60.3% 34.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 20.9% 14.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.9% 16.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.9% 13.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.4% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.2% 16.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.1% 11.8%
$15,000 or less 10.5% 9.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,258 $366,071,746 53.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $809 $40,803,533 5.9%
Staff $522 $26,328,114 3.8%
General Administration $191 $9,633,467 1.4%
School Administration $808 $40,753,096 5.9%
Operation $1,144 $57,699,928 8.3%
Transportation $647 $32,632,739 4.7%
Other $455 $22,948,835 3.3%
Total Support $4,574 $230,698,838 33.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,872 $94,418,064 13.7%
Total Expenditures $13,705 $691,239,085 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,759 $6,259,158,595 49.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $678 $737,036,335 5.8%
Staff $617 $670,955,141 5.3%
General Administration $113 $122,430,438 1.0%
School Administration $591 $642,770,255 5.0%
Operation $888 $964,992,078 7.6%
Transportation $398 $432,557,608 3.4%
Other $409 $444,275,544 3.5%
Total Support $3,694 $4,015,067,646 31.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,302 $2,501,695,451 19.6%
Total Expenditures $11,754 $12,776,003,647 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%