Spanaway Lake High School



Spanaway Lake High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Spanaway Lake 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
9 446
10 446
11 401
12 369

Spanaway Lake High School is a public high school of the Bethel School District located in Spanaway, WA. It has 1,662 students in grades 9th through 12th. Spanaway Lake High School is the 47th largest public high school in Washington and the 2,601st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,662
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 70.06

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Spanaway Lake High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 887
(53%)
4,410
(53%)
 Female 775
(47%)
3,931
(47%)

Spanaway Lake High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 768
(46%)
5,120
(61%)
 Black 293
(18%)
924
(11%)
 Hispanic 224
(13%)
992
(12%)
 Asian 195
(12%)
638
(8%)
 Two or More 77
(5%)
310
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 76
(5%)
187
(2%)
 American Indian 29
(2%)
170
(2%)

Spanaway Lake High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 859
(52%)
4,944
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 632
(38%)
2,748
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 171
(10%)
649
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Spanaway Lake High School is ranked 31st out of 0 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Spanaway Lake High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.8%. 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.

Spanaway Lake High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1487
2006 1324
2007 1257
2008 1250
2009 1162
2010 1220
2011 1187
2012 1662

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22
2006 22.1
2007 21.9
2008 21.8
2009 19.4
2010 23.2
2011 23.6
2012 23.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32010759919301
2006 0.35800604229607
2007 0.39220365950676
2008 0.3984
2009 0.41135972461274
2010 0.2827868852459
2011 0.49115417017692
2012 0.48315282791817

Compare Spanaway Lake High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,947.5% 19.5:1
 
2,370.0% 23.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,662 23.7:1  
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