Federal Way High School



Federal Way High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Federal Way 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
9 357
10 407
11 402
12 446

Federal Way High School is a public high school of the Federal Way School District located in Federal Way, WA. It has 1,612 students in grades 9th through 12th. Federal Way High School is the 68th largest public high school in Washington and the 2,914th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,612
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 79.17

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Federal Way High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 839
(52%)
4,069
(52%)
 Female 773
(48%)
3,814
(48%)

Federal Way High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 473
(29%)
1,831
(23%)
 White 405
(25%)
2,717
(34%)
 Black 255
(16%)
1,057
(13%)
 Two or More 177
(11%)
826
(10%)
 Asian 161
(10%)
1,070
(14%)
 Pacific Islander 127
(8%)
325
(4%)
 American Indian 14
(1%)
57
(1%)

Federal Way High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 1,046
(65%)
4,230
(54%)
 Not Eligible 566
(35%)
3,653
(46%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Federal Way High School is ranked 16th out of 689 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Federal Way High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.9%) is significantly 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.

Federal Way High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1587
2006 1594
2007 1464
2008 1479
2009 1443
2010 1525
2011 1538
2012 1587
2013 1558
2014 1634
2015 1612

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 20.5
2007 18.2
2008 18.2
2009 18.3
2010 19.5
2011 20.8
2012 21.8
2013 N/A
2014 21.1
2015 20.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44108380592313
2006 0.54642409033877
2007 0.51707650273224
2008 0.50642325895876
2009 0.58281358281358
2010 0.36327868852459
2011 0.60923276983095
2012 0.61751732829238
2013 0.61360718870347
2014 0.66156670746634
2015 0.64888337468983

Compare Federal Way High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,945.9% 19.5:1
 
2,040.0% 20.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 64.9%
 

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