This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More have below average college readiness measures, and this school has about average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students. Large disparities in suspension rates exist at this school, which is concerning.
Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school... More serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Biology I
77%
State avg: 72%
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Math
40%
State avg: 35%
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English
41%
State avg: 33%
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Equity
5/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Worth a deeper look:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing about as well as other students in the state, but this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What’s the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
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White
37%
Hispanic
25%
Asian
14%
Black
12%
Two or more races
9%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
22 :1
State avg: 20 :1
Students per counselor
400 :1
State avg: 821 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
85%
State avg: 93%
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Neighborhood
22450 19th Ave South
Des Moines, WA 98198
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