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Federal Way High School
  • Public
  • FEDERAL WAY, WA

Report Card

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

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Federal Way High School is a public school located in FEDERAL WAY, WA. It has 1,661 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 22% of students are at least proficient in math and 62% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
62%
Percent Proficient - Math
22%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1060
282 responses
Average ACT
24
19 responses
AP Enrollment
7%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$67,347
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,334
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$328,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
68%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 31 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 31 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 102 responses
  • The 5A assemblies and Celebrate yourself assembly.
    25%
  • Graduation
    14%
  • Spirit weeks
    14%
  • Moving Up assembly
    13%
  • Football Games
    12%
  • Federal Way High School Luau
    8%
  • HIB assembly
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,661
Free or Reduced Lunch
64%
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 41 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 41 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 41 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$70,025
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.5%
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 45 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 45 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 45 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$13,854 / year
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 52 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 52 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 52 responses

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