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Kelso School District

GreatSchools Rating: 6 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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601 Crawford St
Kelso, WA 98626
Cowlitz County
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PH: (360) 501-1927
FAX: (360) 501-1944

  • Grade n/a
  • 5010 students
  • 13 schools

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 MSP Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 68% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 69% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

Math
 70% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 60% (2011)
 62% (2010)
The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 66% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 61% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

Writing
 57% (2013)
 52% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 49% (2010)
The state average for Writing was 62% in 2013.

Math
 60% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 47% (2010)
The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 67% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 66% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

Science
 63% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 34% (2010)
The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

Math
 56% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 57% (2011)
 52% (2010)
The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 65% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 62% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

Math
 45% (2013)
 45% (2012)
 54% (2011)
 46% (2010)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 66% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 60% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2013.

Writing
 70% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 69% (2010)
The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

Math
 63% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 45% (2011)
 43% (2010)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 64% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 63% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

Science
 72% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 49% (2010)
The state average for Science was 65% in 2013.

Math
 53% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 40% (2011)
 43% (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 Students68%
Female70%
Male65%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic53%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Low income60%
Not low income81%
Special education39%
Not special education72%
Limited English48%

MathThis District
All Students70%
Female70%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic56%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Low income64%
Not low income82%
Special education39%
Not special education75%
Limited English56%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students66%
Female72%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander70%
Hispanic66%
American Indian40%
Pacific Islandern/a
White69%
Low income63%
Not low income72%
Special education36%
Not special education71%
Limited English16%

WritingThis District
All Students57%
Female67%
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander60%
Hispanic54%
American Indian50%
Pacific Islandern/a
White59%
Low income50%
Not low income68%
Special education25%
Not special education62%
Limited English32%

MathThis District
All Students60%
Female61%
Male60%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander50%
Hispanic49%
American Indian40%
Pacific Islandern/a
White65%
Low income53%
Not low income72%
Special education26%
Not special education66%
Limited English32%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students67%
Female69%
Male66%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic55%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Low income59%
Not low income78%
Special education37%
Not special education73%
Limited English14%

ScienceThis District
All Students63%
Female61%
Male65%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic44%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Low income56%
Not low income72%
Special education52%
Not special education65%
Limited English29%

MathThis District
All Students56%
Female57%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic48%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White57%
Low income49%
Not low income66%
Special education20%
Not special education63%
Limited English20%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students65%
Female67%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic63%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Low income59%
Not low income73%
Special education18%
Not special education73%
Limited English21%

MathThis District
All Students45%
Female38%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic31%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White47%
Low income35%
Not low income62%
Special education2%
Not special education53%
Limited English0%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students66%
Female73%
Male60%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic54%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Low income54%
Not low income81%
Special education27%
Not special education72%

WritingThis District
All Students70%
Female81%
Male59%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic60%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Low income59%
Not low income84%
Special education16%
Not special education78%

MathThis District
All Students63%
Female69%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic51%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Low income51%
Not low income78%
Special education8%
Not special education71%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students64%
Female72%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic53%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Low income55%
Not low income77%
Special education8%
Not special education71%

ScienceThis District
All Students72%
Female71%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic67%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Low income64%
Not low income81%
Special education37%
Not special education76%

MathThis District
All Students53%
Female48%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic35%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White58%
Low income43%
Not low income65%
Special education18%
Not special education57%
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
 86% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 79% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 84% in 2013.

Science
 44% (2011)
 39% (2010)
The state average for Science was 50% in 2011.

Writing
 83% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 83% (2010)
The state average for Writing was 85% in 2013.

Math
 30% (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 Students86%
Female85%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic87%
American Indian85%
Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Low income80%
Not low income92%
Special education46%
Not special education90%

WritingThis District
All Students83%
Female90%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic74%
American Indian85%
Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Low income75%
Not low income92%
Special education59%
Not special education86%
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
 96% (2013)
 93% (2012)
 83% (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)
 92% (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
 98% (2013)
 98% (2012)
The state average for Biology I was 82% in 2013.

Algebra I
 51% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (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
 99% (2013)
 89% (2012)
 97% (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
 63% (2013)
 59% (2012)
The state average for Biology I was 66% in 2013.

Algebra I
 17% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
 17% (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
 71% (2013)
 31% (2012)
 59% (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
 29% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
 25% (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
 42% (2013)
 14% (2012)
 41% (2011)
The state average for Geometry was 35% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 12

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 26% 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 34% in 2013.

Algebra I
 0% (2013)
 8% (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Algebra I was 15% 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 20% 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 Students96%
Female98%
Male94%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White99%
Low income89%
Not low income100%
Not special education96%

Integrated Math 1This District
Subgroup results not available

GeometryThis District
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 9
Integrated Math 2This District
Subgroup results not available

Biology IThis District
All Students98%
Female97%
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White99%
Low income95%
Not low income99%
Not special education98%

Algebra IThis District
All Students51%
Female48%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracial64%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White52%
Low income44%
Not low income61%
Special education60%
Not special education50%

Integrated Math 1This District
Subgroup results not available

GeometryThis District
All Students99%
Female98%
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Low income100%
Not low income98%
Not special education99%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 10
Integrated Math 2This District
Subgroup results not available

Biology IThis District
All Students63%
Female62%
Male65%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracial87%
American Indian82%
Pacific Islandern/a
White61%
Low income60%
Not low income70%
Special education42%
Not special education67%

Algebra IThis District
All Students17%
Female16%
Male17%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic13%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White15%
Low income14%
Not low income22%
Special education6%
Not special education21%

Integrated Math 1This District
Subgroup results not available

GeometryThis District
All Students71%
Female71%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracial76%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Low income68%
Not low income74%
Not special education70%
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 Students29%
Female22%
Male36%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White32%
Low income32%
Not low income24%
Not special education26%

Integrated Math 1This District
Subgroup results not available

GeometryThis District
All Students42%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Not special education42%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 12
Integrated Math 2This District
Subgroup results not available

Biology IThis District
Subgroup results not available

Algebra IThis District
All Students0%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Not special education0%

Integrated Math 1This District
Subgroup results not available

GeometryThis District
Subgroup results not available
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 experience11212
Teacher Education Levels
Information about this data
Source: 1WA OSPI, 2009-2010
 This DistrictState Average
Master's degree or higher170%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
White79%64%
Hispanic10%16%
American Indian/Alaskan Native6%3%
Asian/Pacific Islander2%9%
Black1%6%
Unspecified2%n/a
Student Subgroups
Information about this data
Source: 1WA OSPI, 2009-2010
 This DistrictState Average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program151%42%
Special education114%13%
Transitional bilingual13%8%

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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