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The Center School
  • Public
  • SEATTLE, WA

Report Card

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

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The Center School is a highly rated, public school located in SEATTLE, WA. It has 253 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 45% of students are at least proficient in math and 90% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
90%
Percent Proficient - Math
45%
Average Graduation Rate
85%
Average SAT
1220
56 responses
Average ACT
26
6 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 A
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$104,892
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,869
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$683,089
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 5 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 5 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 14 responses
  • Film class and drama class
    29%
  • Getting free starbucks
    21%
  • The talent show
    21%
  • Art class made a dragon for a parade
    14%
  • Halloween dance
    7%
  • Spirit Week
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
253
Free or Reduced Lunch
12%
40%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 5 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 5 responses
0%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 5 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$81,701
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.5%
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 9 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 9 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 9 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$17,218 / year
National
$12,239
25%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 8 responses
13%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 8 responses
25%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 8 responses

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