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Seattle Public Schools
  • SEATTLE, WA

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B minus
  7. Administration
    grade C+
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade C minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Seattle Public Schools is a highly rated, public school district located in SEATTLE, WA. It has 55,986 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 64% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
72%
Percent Proficient - Math
64%
Average Graduation Rate
83%
Average SAT
1240
3,500 responses
Average ACT
28
890 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
55,986
Free or Reduced Lunch
35.5%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$81,701
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.8%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$17,218 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    60%
  • Support Services
    37%
  • Other
    3%

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$98,722
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,719
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$569,215
National
$217,500

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