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West Valley School District (Spokane)

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2805 North Argonne Rd
Spokane, WA 99212
Spokane County
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PH: (509) 924-2150
FAX: (509) 922-5295

  • Grade n/a
  • 3783 students
  • 11 schools

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 MSP Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 69% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 70% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

Math
 71% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 57% (2010)
The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 80% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 71% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

Writing
 68% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 71% (2010)
The state average for Writing was 62% in 2013.

Math
 69% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 59% (2010)
The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 77% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 79% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

Science
 77% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 49% (2010)
The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

Math
 66% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 65% (2010)
The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 65% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 63% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

Math
 57% (2013)
 61% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 50% (2010)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 73% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 66% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2013.

Writing
 76% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 70% (2010)
The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

Math
 64% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 51% (2010)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 66% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 76% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

Science
 58% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 57% (2011)
 51% (2010)
The state average for Science was 65% in 2013.

Math
 44% (2013)
 54% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 33% (2010)
The state average for Math was 53% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8.
  • The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Washington: An Overview

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 MSP Results by Subgroup

 
The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students69%
Female71%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic69%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Low income64%
Not low income75%
Special education43%
Not special education72%
Limited English20%

MathThis District
All Students71%
Female66%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic46%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Low income62%
Not low income83%
Special education57%
Not special education73%
Limited English20%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students80%
Female82%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic70%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Low income78%
Not low income83%
Special education74%
Not special education82%

WritingThis District
All Students68%
Female80%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic40%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Low income59%
Not low income77%
Special education43%
Not special education74%

MathThis District
All Students69%
Female69%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic55%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Low income60%
Not low income78%
Special education35%
Not special education77%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students77%
Female82%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic65%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Low income74%
Not low income80%
Special education58%
Not special education80%

ScienceThis District
All Students77%
Female78%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic76%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Low income73%
Not low income80%
Special education55%
Not special education80%

MathThis District
All Students66%
Female70%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic65%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Low income60%
Not low income71%
Special education29%
Not special education70%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students65%
Female66%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic60%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Low income61%
Not low income71%
Special education46%
Not special education68%

MathThis District
All Students57%
Female61%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic33%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White61%
Low income52%
Not low income64%
Special education29%
Not special education62%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students73%
Female80%
Male66%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic66%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Low income62%
Not low income83%
Special education46%
Not special education77%

WritingThis District
All Students76%
Female89%
Male62%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic76%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Low income64%
Not low income86%
Special education41%
Not special education81%

MathThis District
All Students64%
Female66%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic52%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White66%
Low income51%
Not low income75%
Special education23%
Not special education71%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students66%
Female70%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic67%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Low income53%
Not low income82%
Special education36%
Not special education70%

ScienceThis District
All Students58%
Female55%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic50%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Low income47%
Not low income73%
Special education39%
Not special education61%

MathThis District
All Students44%
Female48%
Male40%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic38%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White45%
Low income36%
Not low income55%
Special education6%
Not special education50%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8.
  • The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Washington: An Overview

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 HSPE Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 10

Reading
 91% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 77% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 84% in 2013.

Science
 50% (2011)
 45% (2010)
The state average for Science was 50% in 2011.

Writing
 89% (2013)
 88% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 85% (2010)
The state average for Writing was 85% in 2013.

Math
 46% (2010)
The state average for Math was 42% in 2010.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 Washington used the High School Proficiency Exam (HSPE) to test students in reading and writing in grade 10. Math skills are tested by the End-of-Course (EOC) exams.
  • The HSPE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Washington: An Overview

See Washington's state standards

Compare all elementary, middle and high schools in this district

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 HSPE Results by Subgroup

 
The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 10
ReadingThis District
All Students91%
Female94%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic72%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Low income86%
Not low income94%
Special education77%
Not special education93%

WritingThis District
All Students89%
Female95%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic93%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Low income82%
Not low income94%
Special education72%
Not special education91%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 Washington used the High School Proficiency Exam (HSPE) to test students in reading and writing in grade 10. Math skills are tested by the End-of-Course (EOC) exams.
  • The HSPE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Washington: An Overview

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 EOC Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 8

Integrated Math 2
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Integrated Math 2 was 99% in 2013.

Biology I
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
The state average for Biology I was 97% in 2013.

Algebra I
 85% (2013)
 95% (2012)
 100% (2011)
The state average for Algebra I was 82% in 2013.

Integrated Math 1
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Integrated Math 1 was 97% in 2013.

Geometry
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Geometry was 99% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 9

Integrated Math 2
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Integrated Math 2 was 96% in 2013.

Biology I
 73% (2013)
 65% (2012)
The state average for Biology I was 82% in 2013.

Algebra I
 50% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
 53% (2011)
The state average for Algebra I was 54% in 2013.

Integrated Math 1
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Integrated Math 1 was 53% in 2013.

Geometry
 98% (2013)
 98% (2012)
 83% (2011)
The state average for Geometry was 93% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Integrated Math 2
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Integrated Math 2 was 61% in 2013.

Biology I
 54% (2013)
 65% (2012)
The state average for Biology I was 66% in 2013.

Algebra I
 32% (2013)
 35% (2012)
 41% (2011)
The state average for Algebra I was 22% in 2013.

Integrated Math 1
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Integrated Math 1 was 28% in 2013.

Geometry
 82% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 86% (2011)
The state average for Geometry was 72% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 11

Integrated Math 2
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Integrated Math 2 was 21% in 2012.

Biology I
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
The state average for Biology I was 35% in 2013.

Algebra I
 22% (2013)
 56% (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Algebra I was 19% in 2013.

Integrated Math 1
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Integrated Math 1 was 30% in 2013.

Geometry
 41% (2013)
 29% (2012)
 60% (2011)
The state average for Geometry was 35% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 Washington used End-of-Course (EOC) examinations to assess students in algebra I, geometry, integrated math I, integrated math II, and biology.
  • The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Washington: An Overview

See Washington's state standards

Compare all elementary, middle and high schools in this district

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 EOC Results by Subgroup

 
The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 8
Integrated Math 2This District
Subgroup results not available

Biology IThis District
Subgroup results not available

Algebra IThis District
All Students85%
Female92%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial90%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Low income82%
Not low income86%
Not special education85%

Integrated Math 1This District
Subgroup results not available

GeometryThis District
Subgroup results not available
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 9
Integrated Math 2This District
Subgroup results not available

Biology IThis District
All Students73%
Female71%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracial88%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Low income64%
Not low income82%
Special education84%
Not special education71%

Algebra IThis District
All Students50%
Female50%
Male51%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic27%
Multiracial75%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White50%
Low income46%
Not low income56%
Special education46%
Not special education51%

Integrated Math 1This District
Subgroup results not available

GeometryThis District
All Students98%
Female100%
Male97%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White98%
Low income100%
Not low income98%
Not special education98%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 10
Integrated Math 2This District
Subgroup results not available

Biology IThis District
All Students54%
Female49%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White55%
Low income43%
Not low income65%
Special education61%
Not special education52%

Algebra IThis District
All Students32%
Female34%
Male30%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White31%
Low income30%
Not low income35%
Special education23%
Not special education35%

Integrated Math 1This District
Subgroup results not available

GeometryThis District
All Students82%
Female77%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Low income83%
Not low income82%
Not special education82%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 11
Integrated Math 2This District
Subgroup results not available

Biology IThis District
Subgroup results not available

Algebra IThis District
All Students22%
Female29%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White24%
Low income25%
Not low income18%
Not special education23%

Integrated Math 1This District
Subgroup results not available

GeometryThis District
All Students41%
Female39%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White47%
Low income55%
Not low income27%
Not special education43%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 Washington used End-of-Course (EOC) examinations to assess students in algebra I, geometry, integrated math I, integrated math II, and biology.
  • The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Washington: An Overview

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 Teachers

 
Teacher Experience
Information about this data
Source: 1WA OSPI, 2009-2010
 This DistrictState Average
Average years educational experience11412
Teacher Education Levels
Information about this data
Source: 1WA OSPI, 2009-2010
 This DistrictState Average
Master's degree or higher167%66%
Student-Teacher Ratio
Information about this data
Source: 1WA OSPI, 2009-2010
 This DistrictState Average
Students per classroom teacher11917

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
White86%64%
Hispanic5%16%
Black4%6%
American Indian/Alaskan Native2%3%
Asian/Pacific Islander2%9%
Unspecified1%n/a
Student Subgroups
Information about this data
Source: 1WA OSPI, 2009-2010
 This DistrictState Average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program146%42%
Special education114%13%
Transitional bilingual12%8%

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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