District Fast Facts

Seattle Public Schools 2016-17 Fast Facts

Total Enrollment (Oct. 2016): 54,976

Graduation Rate (2015-16): 76.9%

Schools: 99

By Grade Level

  • Elementary: 59
  • K-8: 11
  • Middle: 10
  • High: 12
  • Service: 7

By Type

  • Attendance Area: 77
  • Option Schools: 15
  • Service Schools: 7

Budget

General Fund FY16-17 $789.7 million

Staff

Total (FTE): 6,371

Educators: 4,810

Enrollment: 54,976

historic enrollment levels

By Grade Level

  • Preschool (PreK): 1,437 (2.6%)
  • Elementary (K-5): 27,846 (50.7%)
  • Middle (6-8): 11,277 (20.5%)
  • High (9-12): 14,416 (26.2%)

Student Demographics

Fast Fact pie chart student ethnicity

Male: 28,271 (51.4%)

Female: 26,705 (48.6%)

Free and Reduced Price Meal Eligible: 33.8%

Non-English Speaking Background: 24.6%

Languages/Dialects: 143

Countries of Origin: 149

Bilingual Served: 6,582 (12.2%)

Students Experiencing Homelessness: 3,030 (5.7%)

Special Education (Enrolled): 6,634 (12.4%)

Top seven languages:

  1. English
  2. Spanish
  3. Somali
  4. Vietnamese
  5. Cantonese
  6. Amharic
  7. Tagalog

 


Sources: Seattle Public Schools. Seattle Public Schools Adopted Budget 2016-17. Seattle Public Schools P223 Enrollment Report Oct. 2016 Adjusted, Final. Seattle Public Schools 2015-16 District Scorecard (high school graduation in four years or fewer).

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