Squalicum High School



Squalicum High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Squalicum High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 323
10 334
11 370
12 365

Squalicum High School is a public high school of the Bellingham School District located in Bellingham, WA. It has 1,392 students in grades 9th through 12th. Squalicum High School is the 102nd largest public high school in Washington and the 3,816th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,392
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 59.31

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Squalicum High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 712
(51%)
1,979
(51%)
 Female 680
(49%)
1,922
(49%)

Squalicum High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 841
(60%)
2,692
(69%)
 Hispanic 275
(20%)
582
(15%)
 Asian 133
(10%)
231
(6%)
 Two or More 94
(7%)
278
(7%)
 American Indian 22
(2%)
49
(1%)
 Black 17
(1%)
53
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 10
(1%)
16
(0%)

Squalicum High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 782
(56%)
2,520
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 496
(36%)
1,158
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 114
(8%)
223
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Squalicum High School is ranked 68th out of 689 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Squalicum High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 41.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Squalicum High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1261
2006 1275
2007 1266
2008 1221
2009 1343
2010 1357
2011 1341
2012 1349
2013 1344
2014 1375
2015 1392

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.3
2006 21.3
2007 20.7
2008 20
2009 23.5
2010 22.2
2011 22.5
2012 23.3
2013 N/A
2014 23.6
2015 23.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28310864393339
2006 0.2956862745098
2007 0.30331753554502
2008 0.34725634725635
2009 0.33283693224125
2010 0.30066322770818
2011 0.40865026099925
2012 0.41363973313566
2013 0.39955357142857
2014 0.40436363636364
2015 0.4382183908046

Compare Squalicum High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,945.9% 19.5:1
 
2,350.0% 23.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.6%
 
This School 43.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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