District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Federal Way School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Federal Way School District

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Parent / Guardian
September 08, 2023
I love this school. My son has learned good reading habit from this school. He loves reading and his school encourages their scholars to read a book as a school special program. Teachers and staffs... More
Parent / Guardian
August 25, 2023
the teachers and all the staff are very friendly and helpful, my son enjoyed going to this school, he was not familiar with English, but after a year of studying at this school, he can read, speak and... More
Parent / Guardian
July 16, 2023
Lakeland is the most amazing school. All the admin and staff are excellent. I do think more parents and children need to be held accountable, but the school staff handle it with grace. The office... More
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