Spanaway Middle School



Spanaway Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Spanaway Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 222
7 239
8 238
9 1
10 0
11 0
12 0

Spanaway Middle School is a public high school of the Bethel School District located in Tacoma, WA. It has 700 students in grades 6th through 9th. Spanaway Middle School is the 202nd largest public high school in Washington and the 8,278th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.0 to 1.

Total Students: 700
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.99

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Spanaway Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 370
(53%)
3,708
(52%)
 Female 330
(47%)
3,442
(48%)

Spanaway Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 279
(40%)
3,921
(55%)
 Hispanic 143
(20%)
1,121
(16%)
 Black 87
(12%)
791
(11%)
 Two or More 84
(12%)
495
(7%)
 Asian 46
(7%)
442
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 43
(6%)
251
(4%)
 American Indian 18
(3%)
129
(2%)

Spanaway Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 437
(62%)
3,389
(47%)
 Not Eligible 263
(38%)
3,761
(53%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Spanaway Middle School is ranked 116th out of 689 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Spanaway Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.4%) is 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.

Spanaway Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 815
2006 799
2007 847
2008 873
2009 895
2010 782
2011 716
2012 507
2013 727
2014 730
2015 700

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 19.7
2007 23.1
2008 23.8
2009 21.5
2010 20.1
2011 19
2012 19
2013 N/A
2014 19.9
2015 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43680981595092
2006 0.43929912390488
2007 0.45808736717828
2008 0.45017182130584
2009 0.50055865921788
2010 0.34654731457801
2011 0.60614525139665
2012 0.52465483234714
2013 0.59147180192572
2014 0.63013698630137
2015 0.62428571428571

Compare Spanaway Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,945.9% 19.5:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 62.4%
 

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