Washington State School Information
Some families base where they buy their home solely on the school district their child will be in. I specialize in real estate in the top rated school districts in Washington State which is why I believe it's important keeping you current with what I know. Below are my go-to resources for current school information.
The 2018 Best School Districts ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, public school district ratings, and more. Read more on Niche.
To graduate, Washington high school students must earn at least 20 credits and generally need to pass state tests in English language arts, math and science. Washington high school students must also write a post-high-school plan, according to the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. In the 2018 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, there are nine Washington schools with gold medals, 38 with silver medals and 41 with bronze medals.
Washington State Report Card
The State Report Card at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction provides current and historical test scores by school and district. It also provides other detailed information by school. To drill down for the data, use the search box on the top right-hand site of the OSPI site.
Seattle Public Schools is the largest public school district in the state of Washington. The school district serves the entire city of Seattle. As of 2012, 91 schools are operated by the district, which serve at least 47,000 students throughout the city.
Access Washington.gov has a plethora of information on public school districts and websites, school closure and private education. As well as information on colleges and tuition, ideas for parents and teachers, information on associations and resources for teachers and librarians, and so much more.