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grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  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 C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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Kelso High School is a public school located in Kelso, WA. It has 1,507 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 20% of students are at least proficient in math and 66% in reading.

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1904 Allen St
Kelso, WA 98626
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
66%
Percent Proficient - Math
20%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1160
112 responses
Average ACT
28
11 responses
AP Enrollment
5%

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Living in the Area

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$39,044
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$833
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$148,100
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
67%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 15 responses
Poll
60%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 15 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 58 responses
  • Cheerleaders dance to scottish song
    19%
  • Prom
    19%
  • The Lip Syncs and Pep assemblies.
    17%
  • Football rallies
    14%
  • Musicals and Plays
    9%
  • Winter ball
    9%
  • After game dances
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,507
Free or Reduced Lunch
50%
65%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 23 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 23 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 23 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$65,903
Teachers in First/Second Year
12%
41%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 29 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 29 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 29 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$11,854 / year
National
$12,239
79%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 33 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 33 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 33 responses

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