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Summit Public School: Sierra
  • Public, Charter
  • SEATTLE, WA

Report Card

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

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Summit Sierra is a small, personalized college-prep public high school in the Seattle’s Chinatown International District. We provide a rigorous and supportive learning environment for a diverse group of passionate young people. We are tuition free and open to all students that live in the state of Washington.

After spending time getting to know the fabric of our community, the Summit Sierra team opened our doors in the fall of 2015. Our first class of seniors graduated in 2019 and we are proud to share that 100% were accepted to a four-year college.

In 2020, Summit Sierra continued to thrive and was recognized by the Washington School Recognition Program for growth and excellence in student achievement.

In 2021, we ranked among best high schools in the nation and top 100 schools in Washington by U.S. News & World Report!

As a public school, enrollment at Summit Sierra is tuition-free and open to all students in grades 9 through 12.

Summit Public School: Sierra Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
62%
Percent Proficient - Math
47%
Average Graduation Rate
82%
Average SAT
1150
48 responses
Average ACT
29
9 responses
AP Enrollment
30%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$51,735
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,207
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$537,857
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.
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Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
344
Free or Reduced Lunch
33%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
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Teachers in First/Second Year
14.3%
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
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