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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Arlington High School is an above average, public school located in Arlington, WA. It has 1,666 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 23 to 1. According to state test scores, 44% of students are at least proficient in math and 84% in reading.
About Arlington High School...
Address
18821 Crown Ridge Blvd
Arlington, WA 98223
Telephone
(360) 618-6300
Website

Arlington High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
84%
Percent Proficient - Math
44%
Average Graduation Rate
89%
Average SAT
1150
178 responses
Average ACT
27
42 responses
AP Enrollment
16%
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Living in the Area
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    C+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$66,615
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,059
National
$949
Median Home Value
$244,000
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.38 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.38 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 177 responses
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  • Football games
    16%
  • Prom
    15%
  • The school musical
    13%
  • School spirit weeks
    13%
  • Basketball games
    9%
  • Pepination parade/ assembly
    8%
  • Band Performances
    7%

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,666
Free or Reduced Lunch
27%
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.42 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.42 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.42 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
23:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$68,972
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.63 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.63 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.63 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$9,970/ year
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.62 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.62 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.62 responses
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I loved Arlington High School! They have an amazing campus, with a variety of options what classes you want to take. The staff are very supportive and willing to help, they truly want to see students succeed and their teacher availability and helpfulness is amazing! Having teachers, staff and others students all working towards a better future is something you can't over rate, because it is this environment I beleive that will give students an edge in today's competitive world. I highly recommend Arlington High School. The school spirit is very real. Go Eagles! The options given there are great and the school feels like a community that really is unified in their goal of better education.
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I enjoy attending Arlington High School because I have some great teachers and there are some pretty fun classes I can take. The school administration is great and seem to do a really good job. The school is well organized and clean. Although I wished the food tasted better and that the student parking lot had more than one entrance and exit. Overall, Arlington High School is pretty cool!
Arlington High is a good school and my time there was ok. I’m going to base my review on club experiences, specially cheer. I was on the cheer team for two years and while it was fun and a good experience for the most part, I will say the coach has definite favorites and if you aren’t a favorite it is obvious in the way you are treated. There is a strict code that all cheer girls must agree too, such as no drugs or drinking, which I think helped a lot of girls stay out of trouble. However if you know the right people, you can get away with partying still. I saw that happen many times. Overall the cheer program is ok, if you are a serious cheerleader probably not the program for you, they are pretty basic. The coach looks out for the girls, but the completion to be her favorite is hard and annoying. She also gets too involved in the girls personal relationships and drama.