Washington Schools

  • WA STATE DEPT OF EDUCATION
  • PO BOX 47200
  • OLYMPIA, WA 98504
  • (360) 725-6004
Below is a summary of public and private K-12 schools in Washington, the information provided includes details on state finances, overall faculty numbers and student enrollment. We have also collected graduation and dropout rates which are broken down by grade and race.

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State Information For Public Schools

Washington School Rankings

State Ranking
Graduation Rate71.9%38
Dropout Rate5.7%43
Per Pupil Spending$9,29231
Students Per Teacher19.145
Number of Schools2,36815
Number of Students1,037,01815
Number of (FTE) Teachers54,42820

Washington Student, Faculty and Staff Statistics (2008)

Student Enrollment Per Grade
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment1,037,01819.1
Prekindergarten Students10,995123.5
Kindergarten Students73,83128.7
1st Grade Students75,937-
2nd Grade Students77,385-
3rd Grade Students77,849-
4th Grade Students77,999-
5th Grade Students77,688-
6th Grade Students77,184-
7th Grade Students77,024-
8th Grade Students78,902-
9th Grade Students87,546-
10th Grade Students83,254-
11th Grade Students81,508-
12th Grade Students79,916-
Ungraded Students--
Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers54,42819.1
Prekindergarten Teachers89123.5
Kindergarten Teachers2,57428.7
Elementary Teachers24,112-
Secondary Teachers22,372-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes5,281-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides10,436
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors542
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors2,111
Elementary760
Secondary1,351
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians1,238
Library Support Staff795
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff35,067
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators1,189
LEA Administrative Support Staff1,667
School Administrators2,878
School Administrative Support Staff4,508
Student Support Services2,939
Other Support Services Staff21,886

Washington State Financial Details (2008)

State Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$11,107,343,844-
Total Local Revenues$3,270,611,22729.4%
Property Tax$2,564,124,39623.1%
Non-Property Tax$1,573,2220.01%
Local Government Property Tax$10,329,7520.09%
Local Government Non-Property Tax$852,1830.01%
Individual Tuition$64,291,8780.6%
Tuition From LEAs$85,157,7030.8%
Individual Transportation Fees$3,130,6660.03%
Transportation Fees From LEAs$3,345,0130.03%
Earnings on Investments$135,450,3751.2%
Food Service$125,068,2891.1%
Student Activities$124,498,7421.1%
Textbooks--
Summer School$3,158,6490.03%
Other Revenues$238,133,0752.1%
Intermediate Revenues--
Total State Revenues$6,941,091,74962.5%
Total Federal Revenues$895,640,8688.1%
Direct Grants$122,123,2341.1%
Revenues Through State$718,414,8736.5%
Revenues Through Intermediate Agencies$35,865,1940.3%
Other Sources$19,237,5670.2%
State Expenses For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$9,331,538,930-
Total Instructional Expenditures$5,555,404,48359.5%
Salaries$3,818,642,23340.9%
Teacher Salaries - Regular$2,306,913,66724.7%
Teacher Salaries - Special Education$325,374,7823.5%
Teacher Salaries - Vocational$153,798,5211.6%
Teacher Salaries - Other$522,829,3745.6%
Employee Benefits$1,154,375,19712.4%
Purchased Services$286,519,9003.1%
Tuition To Private and Out-of-State Schools$11,015,5150.1%
Tuition To Other LEAs In-State$22,266,3450.2%
Supplies$242,295,3550.3%
Property$42,556,2830.5%
Other--
Textbooks--
Salaries$1,861,450,68019.9%
Student Support$420,451,6934.5%
Instructional Staff Support$283,991,0083.0%
General Administration Support$85,769,2750.9%
School Administration Support$403,910,3274.3%
Operation & Maintenance Support$308,077,2953.3%
Student Transportation Support$174,124,2811.9%
Other Support$185,126,8012.0%
Employee Benefits$623,102,3536.7%
Student Support$136,771,7271.5%
Instructional Staff Support$84,841,2400.9%
General Administration Support$23,215,0720.2%
School Administration Support$121,867,5161.3%
Operation & Maintenance Support$124,206,3651.3%
Student Transportation Support$73,683,2970.8%
Other Support$58,517,1360.6%
Purchased Services$644,757,0066.9%
Student Support$47,619,1260.5%
Instructional Staff Support$29,491,4520.3%
General Administration Support$59,867,5970.6%
School Administration Support$8,735,5350.09%
Operation & Maintenance Support$343,816,0873.7%
Student Transportation Support$75,319,9730.8%
Other Support$79,907,2360.9%
Supplies$193,056,3162.1%
Student Support$6,719,7000.07%
Instructional Staff Support$20,348,8020.2%
General Administration Support$7,310,0920.08%
School Administration Support$8,701,6020.09%
Operation & Maintenance Support$69,526,0900.7%
Student Transportation Support$59,088,0420.6%
Other Support$21,361,9880.2%
Property$69,347,1050.7%
Student Support$527,7940.01%
Instructional Staff Support$2,351,2530.03%
General Administration Support$1,628,5360.02%
School Administration Support$432,3190.00%
Operation & Maintenance Support$14,073,4170.2%
Student Transportation Support$42,095,6330.5%
Other Support$8,238,1530.09%
Other$12,130,0280.1%
Student Support$605,8290.01%
Instructional Staff Support$1,533,0480.02%
General Administration Support$2,489,2700.03%
School Administration Support$709,4190.01%
Operation & Maintenance Support$3,002,1090.03%
Student Transportation Support$1,426,9240.02%
Other Support$2,363,4290.03%
Total Non-Instructional Expenditures$441,638,0644.7%
Food Services$315,769,8603.4%
Salaries$92,663,6381.0%
Employee Benefits$46,036,3490.5%
Purchased Services$32,055,6450.3%
Supplies$144,056,9041.5%
Property--
Other$957,3240.01%
Enterprise$125,868,2041.3%
Salaries--
Employee Benefits--
Purchased Services--
Supplies--
Property--
Other$125,868,2041.3%

Washington State Graduation and Dropout Details (2007)

Graduation Rate By Race
    Graduation Rate
American Indian 50.6%
Asian 84.4%
Hispanic 60.3%
Black 58.2%
White 73.6%
Total 71.9%
Diploma Count By Race
    Diploma Count
American Indian 1,219
Asian 5,496
Hispanic 5,678
Black 2,699
White 45,905
Total 61,625
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients By Race
    OHC Count
American Indian 13
Asian 21
Hispanic 33
Black 33
White 265
Total 370
General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Recipients By Race (Ages 16-19)
    GED Count
American Indian 208
Asian 207
Hispanic 454
Black 281
White 3,300
Total 4,658
Dropout Rates By Grade
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Grade 93,4233.8%
Grade 103,9104.6%
Grade 115,2066.5%
Grade 126,4378.2%
Grades 9-12 Total18,9765.7%
Dropout Rates By Race (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
American Indian19811.3%
Asian2994.0%
Hispanic8168.0%
Black4558.9%
White1,5645.0%
Dropout Rates By Gender (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Male10,7116.4%
Female7,8324.9%
City List
City Name Schools Students S:T Ratio
Median Income
Rating
Grade
Aberdeen123,55618.5$30,683
2 Reviews
Acme229823.8$41,964
Not Yet Rated
Amanda Park222012.7-
Not Yet Rated
Anacortes132,74220.6$41,930
Not Yet Rated
Arlington188,11221.1$46,302
5 Reviews
Asotin263617.0$35,083
Not Yet Rated
Auburn3719,48019.6$39,208
4 Reviews
Bainbridge Island173,92619.5$70,110
2 Reviews
Battle Ground147,24619.9$45,070
4 Reviews
Belfair72,22219.4-
1 Reviews
Bellevue6218,77220.9$62,338
13 Reviews
Bellingham4712,45222.5$32,530
6 Reviews
Benton City41,55119.0$33,636
Not Yet Rated
Black Diamond281520.2$67,092
Not Yet Rated
Blaine52,13819.5$36,900
Not Yet Rated
Bonney Lake63,80722.9$60,282
3 Reviews
Bothell2810,73022.0$59,264
6 Reviews
Bremerton358,77817.1$30,950
8 Reviews
Brewster495019.3$21,556
Not Yet Rated
Bridgeport476517.4$25,531
2 Reviews
Brier21,01320.6$73,558
Not Yet Rated
Brush Prairie73,81823.1$59,408
1 Reviews
Buckley103,91722.0$49,453
Not Yet Rated
Burbank391818.1$50,522
2 Reviews
Burien184,73218.9$41,577
4 Reviews
Burlington82,97719.7$37,848
2 Reviews
Camano Island379917.6-
2 Reviews
Camas168,82221.0$60,187
2 Reviews
Carnation51,74221.0$60,156
Not Yet Rated
Carson243417.7-
Not Yet Rated
Cashmere31,47119.1$34,854
Not Yet Rated
Castle Rock41,40020.6$37,212
Not Yet Rated
Cathlamet246518.9$33,409
Not Yet Rated
Centralia103,26516.6$30,078
3 Reviews
Chattaroy51,69219.4-
2 Reviews
Chehalis113,51419.1$33,482
3 Reviews
Chelan81,40618.8$28,047
Not Yet Rated
Cheney82,90519.1$22,593
3 Reviews
Chewelah598318.9$25,238
1 Reviews
Chimacum490220.7-
Not Yet Rated
Clallam Bay213910.0-
Not Yet Rated
Clarkston102,75620.0$25,907
3 Reviews
Cle Elum489757.5$28,144
Not Yet Rated
Clinton219411.0$43,625
Not Yet Rated
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Clyde Hill21,62514.5$132,468
Not Yet Rated
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Colbert41,80820.0-
2 Reviews
Colfax264817.1$36,622
Not Yet Rated
College Place574916.9$30,330
Not Yet Rated
Colton217211.9$47,500
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Colville102,80724.4$27,988
2 Reviews
Concrete565917.0$29,375
2 Reviews
Connell51,39719.1$33,992
Not Yet Rated
Cosmopolis222811.5$41,106
Not Yet Rated
Coulee City26314.5$25,938
1 Reviews
Coupeville61,09320.0$33,938
Not Yet Rated
Covington21,75125.2$63,711
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Cowiche392718.1-
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Creston21138.5$25,417
Not Yet Rated
Curlew322414.5-
Not Yet Rated
Cusick230815.5$14,583
Not Yet Rated
Darrington348116.6$32,813
1 Reviews
Davenport259518.4$37,900
Not Yet Rated
Dayton451516.4$31,409
Not Yet Rated
Deer Park72,61921.8$32,470
4 Reviews
Deming31,04118.2$52,292
1 Reviews
Des Moines125,09320.5$48,971
8 Reviews
Duvall61,48520.1$71,300
Not Yet Rated
East Wenatchee105,34219.9$34,919
2 Reviews
Eastsound748814.6-
Not Yet Rated
Eatonville51,78917.9$43,681
1 Reviews
Edgewood61,66220.1$56,658
Not Yet Rated
Edmonds166,68221.2$53,522
5 Reviews
Ellensburg113,03019.2$20,034
3 Reviews
Elma61,93119.1$32,031
1 Reviews
Entiat234915.7$33,450
Not Yet Rated
Enumclaw104,07521.4$43,820
Not Yet Rated
Ephrata102,31820.1$35,060
Not Yet Rated
Everett6128,09619.9$40,100
25 Reviews
Everson92,08718.2$35,313
Not Yet Rated
Fall City294020.4$61,848
2 Reviews
Federal Way3814,20618.3$49,278
6 Reviews
Ferndale104,54617.7$36,375
3 Reviews
Forks73,75452.6$34,280
Not Yet Rated
Fort Lewis41,83419.4$32,384
1 Reviews
Friday Harbor790920.2$35,139
Not Yet Rated
Garfield2595.9$36,250
Not Yet Rated
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Gig Harbor218,18720.7$43,456
6 Reviews
Glenwood2697.7-
Not Yet Rated
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Goldendale61,04118.0$26,030
3 Reviews
Graham106,39820.7$52,824
2 Reviews
Grand Coulee243843.8$21,818
Not Yet Rated
Grandview93,56420.2$32,588
1 Reviews
Granger41,52918.2$26,250
Not Yet Rated
Granite Falls52,31420.7$47,643
1 Reviews
Greenacres31,38219.3-
Not Yet Rated
Harrah261718.7$36,875
Not Yet Rated
Harrington212910.5$29,792
Not Yet Rated
Hoquiam71,93920.8$29,658
11 Reviews
Inchelium320311.0$24,375
Not Yet Rated
Issaquah218,19921.6$57,892
1 Reviews
Kalama21,05122.5$38,152
1 Reviews
Kelso144,50920.5$29,722
2 Reviews
Kenmore73,92121.6$61,756
Not Yet Rated
Kennewick3316,89720.6$41,213
5 Reviews
Kent4424,56519.7$46,046
7 Reviews
Kettle Falls61,03023.0$27,031
2 Reviews
Kingston62,48020.5$40,347
Not Yet Rated
Kirkland3310,05818.7$60,332
9 Reviews
Kittitas366520.2$26,985
Not Yet Rated
La Center31,58121.1$55,333
Not Yet Rated
La Conner465214.8$42,344
1 Reviews
Lacey2713,95219.6$43,848
6 Reviews
Lacrosse21077.6-
Not Yet Rated
Lake Forest Park295420.4$74,149
1 Reviews
Lake Stevens74,22222.7$65,231
1 Reviews
Lakebay275819.9-
Not Yet Rated
Lakewood279,60919.6$36,422
8 Reviews
Langley81,71220.6$34,792
1 Reviews
Leavenworth498118.9$35,692
1 Reviews
Liberty Lake265722.3$60,854
Not Yet Rated
Lind220711.9$40,147
Not Yet Rated
Long Beach226520.7$23,611
Not Yet Rated
Longview197,61420.5$35,171
5 Reviews
Loon Lake233530.7-
Not Yet Rated
Lopez Island222112.5-
Not Yet Rated
Lyle214414.0$33,438
Not Yet Rated
Lynden123,17920.7$42,767
3 Reviews
Lynnwood3211,06221.9$42,814
6 Reviews
Mabton395817.4$26,650
Not Yet Rated
Manson260716.7-
Not Yet Rated
Maple Valley84,52420.6$67,159
5 Reviews
Marysville2611,77421.7$47,088
18 Reviews
Mattawa81,87216.2$31,964
Not Yet Rated
Mead52,00921.0-
1 Reviews
Medical Lake61,60420.5$42,159
Not Yet Rated
Mercer Island114,12521.0$91,904
Not Yet Rated
Mesa262519.4$38,750
Not Yet Rated
Mill Creek22,81022.2$69,702
2 Reviews
Milton31,64520.3$48,166
Not Yet Rated
Monroe156,28023.9$50,390
5 Reviews
Montesano61,24719.7$40,204
2 Reviews
Morton233815.3$31,063
Not Yet Rated
Moses Lake157,79219.8$36,467
2 Reviews
Mossyrock261217.8$29,750
2 Reviews
Mount Vernon206,94319.6$37,999
6 Reviews
Mountlake Terrace82,93921.5$47,238
Not Yet Rated
Moxee247318.4$32,500
Not Yet Rated
Mukilteo95,00321.7$67,323
5 Reviews
Naches41,17419.7$42,083
Not Yet Rated
Napavine278418.0$40,966
Not Yet Rated
Naselle342417.6$35,769
Not Yet Rated
Neah Bay232712.3$21,635
Not Yet Rated
Newcastle31,03617.5$80,320
1 Reviews
Newman Lake270618.5-
Not Yet Rated
Newport61,09926.9$25,709
Not Yet Rated
Nine Mile Falls61,68619.1-
Not Yet Rated
North Bend71,64219.8$61,534
Not Yet Rated
Northport234924.0$21,719
Not Yet Rated
Oak Harbor155,70820.6$36,641
8 Reviews
Oakesdale21149.6$31,094
Not Yet Rated
Oakville229418.4$30,357
2 Reviews
Ocean Shores357417.0$34,643
Not Yet Rated
Odessa421712.2$34,038
Not Yet Rated
Okanogan61,02819.8$26,994
Not Yet Rated
Olympia3712,35020.4$40,846
12 Reviews
Omak101,59917.1$24,089
2 Reviews
Onalaska484018.9-
Not Yet Rated
Orient221731.0-
Not Yet Rated
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Oroville264316.5$22,301
Not Yet Rated
Orting52,29620.9$53,464
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Othello63,69020.1$30,291
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Palouse422917.0$34,583
Not Yet Rated
Pasco2514,58220.7$34,540
11 Reviews
Pateros230015.0$30,938
Not Yet Rated
Pe Ell230515.8$27,321
1 Reviews
Pomeroy234016.3$28,958
Not Yet Rated
Port Angeles174,34118.8$33,130
5 Reviews
Port Hadlock323819.8-
Not Yet Rated
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Port Orchard2310,11019.4$34,020
5 Reviews
Port Townsend81,43018.8$34,536
Not Yet Rated
Poulsbo153,91020.2$38,875
4 Reviews
Prescott524212.7$39,500
Not Yet Rated
Prosser62,94218.8$39,185
Not Yet Rated
Pullman92,39821.5$20,652
Not Yet Rated
Puyallup4220,47523.1$47,269
4 Reviews
Quilcene221813.1$40,385
Not Yet Rated
Quincy72,59817.6$32,181
Not Yet Rated
Rainier492918.6$42,955
Not Yet Rated
Randle240015.3-
1 Reviews
Raymond698215.9$25,759
1 Reviews
Reardan367319.4$38,750
Not Yet Rated
Redmond288,69119.4$66,735
6 Reviews
Renton3718,18320.5$45,820
11 Reviews
Republic439616.4$25,284
1 Reviews
Richland209,02421.1$53,092
3 Reviews
Ridgefield52,17422.6$46,012
3 Reviews
Ritzville234213.7$32,560
Not Yet Rated
Rochester52,16819.4$43,090
5 Reviews
Rockford493519.0$40,227
1 Reviews
Royal City31,52119.9$28,529
1 Reviews
Sammamish158,73321.7$101,592
2 Reviews
Seatac123,15017.5$41,202
4 Reviews
Seattle20955,16718.6$45,736
25 Reviews
Sedro-Woolley103,71920.8$37,914
7 Reviews
Selah73,37318.9$42,386
Not Yet Rated
Sequim72,95320.2$27,880
2 Reviews
Shelton155,53617.7$32,500
7 Reviews
Shoreline258,42022.0$51,658
1 Reviews
Silverdale157,44218.3$48,164
3 Reviews
Skykomish259-$45,357
Not Yet Rated
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Snohomish2510,74722.2$46,396
15 Reviews
Snoqualmie73,64421.9$52,697
Not Yet Rated
Soap Lake346614.8$20,459
Not Yet Rated
South Bend353115.0$29,211
Not Yet Rated
Spanaway217,75721.2$46,210
5 Reviews
Spangle447617.9$38,393
Not Yet Rated
Spokane14644,64918.8$32,273
16 Reviews
Spokane Valley273,76320.8-
1 Reviews
Sprague2857.9$29,079
Not Yet Rated
Springdale655818.7$28,333
Not Yet Rated
St. John216711.9$33,393
Not Yet Rated
Stanwood104,33220.9$44,512
2 Reviews
Steilacoom84,37929.3$46,113
3 Reviews
Stevenson41,01432.3$31,979
Not Yet Rated
Sultan71,84021.9$46,619
Not Yet Rated
Sumner115,38620.5$38,598
1 Reviews
Sunnyside95,50218.3$27,583
6 Reviews
Tacoma12141,53618.4$37,879
30 Reviews
Taholah219611.9$24,688
Not Yet Rated
Tekoa221713.3$30,833
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Tenino41,27418.6$34,526
Not Yet Rated
Thorp21548.7$33,125
Not Yet Rated
Toledo486017.2$29,271
Not Yet Rated
Tonasket41,09518.8$23,523
4 Reviews
Toppenish83,56320.9$26,950
4 Reviews
Toutle262622.4-
Not Yet Rated
Trout Lake217814.8$35,104
Not Yet Rated
Tukwila21,43121.4$40,718
Not Yet Rated
Tumwater103,98518.7$43,329
1 Reviews
Twisp21822.5$26,354
Not Yet Rated
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Union Gap2627-$30,676
1 Reviews
University Place105,63219.7$50,287
6 Reviews
Valley21,00231.6-
Not Yet Rated
Vancouver9748,41419.6$41,618
36 Reviews
Vashon71,53619.8$58,261
2 Reviews
Veradale83,83820.3$46,676
Not Yet Rated
Waitsburg333715.0$33,527
Not Yet Rated
Walla Walla206,27118.8$31,855
3 Reviews
Wapato63,33718.6$25,804
2 Reviews
Warden496518.8$31,071
Not Yet Rated
Washougal103,05419.7$38,719
1 Reviews
Waterville228815.2$36,458
Not Yet Rated
Wellpinit452315.6-
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Wenatchee237,74619.1$34,897
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West Richland31,88419.7$57,750
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Westport270116.6$32,037
2 Reviews
White Salmon41,20820.3$34,787
Not Yet Rated
White Swan346913.8$35,189
1 Reviews
Wilbur225213.0$32,563
Not Yet Rated
Wilson Creek21138.7$23,750
1 Reviews
Winlock684920.2$30,000
1 Reviews
Winthrop450516.2$25,417
Not Yet Rated
Woodinville175,83721.1$68,114
9 Reviews
Woodland72,27120.4$40,742
Not Yet Rated
Yakima5122,55219.8$29,475
17 Reviews
Yelm94,97919.7$39,453
6 Reviews
Zillah51,37119.5$38,214
Not Yet Rated
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