Federal Way Senior High School

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3/10
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Reviews
21
Grades
9-12
Students
1,634
Type
Public
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, have below average college readiness measures, ... More

Academics
3/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
24%
State avg: 35%
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Biology I
22%
State avg: 72%
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English
28%
State avg: 33%
Details
2/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Very concerning:

This school is far below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
78%
State avg: 78%
AP course participation
5%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
18%
State avg: 62%
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Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
29%
White
27%
Black
15%
Asian
10%
Two or more races
10%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
8%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
21 :1
State avg: 20 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
89%
State avg: 93%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 100%
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Neighborhood
30611 16th Av South
Federal Way, WA 98003
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