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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
  6. Administration
    grade C+
  7. Sports
    grade A minus
  8. Food
    grade C minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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Seattle Public Schools is a highly rated, public school district located in SEATTLE, WA. It has 51,443 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
84%
Average SAT
1250
3,397 responses
Average ACT
29
678 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
51,443
Free or Reduced Lunch
35.5%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$95,747
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.8%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$21,998 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    60%
  • Support Services
    37%
  • Other
    2%

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$104,327
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,885
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$766,362
National
$281,900

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