U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

Washington
http://www.k12.wa.us/


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$6,110

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
296

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
1,160 349 437 135 2,111

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
0

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
24,308 9,885 13,000 1,075 48,702

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
655,337 687,628
9-12
(CCD)
255,528 308,633
Total
(CCD)
915,952 1,002,361
Pre-K
(by state definition)
5,087 6,100

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

State 65%, Local 29%, Federal 7%

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 23,390 26,228
  3% 3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 56,427 71,924
  6% 7%
Black 40,534 51,779
  4% 5%
Hispanic 63,313 96,246
  7% 10%
White 732,288 756,184
  80% 75%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
82,811 99,636
9% 10%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
30,461 55,709
3% 6%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
31,025 n/a
3%

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

***data not available

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)


Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
Long term goal: above 80 percent of students meet standard (proficient level)

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
Increase performance to meet 3-year goals and 10-year goal of students meeting standard

Indicators for School Accountability
Assessment scores, attendance, dropout rate, mobility and poverty rates

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Increase percent of students meeting standard (gr. 4,7 in Reading, Math) level 3, decrease percent at level 1


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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 374 574 948
  39% 61% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 363 554 917
  97% 97% 97%
School in Need of Improvement 13 20 33
  3% 3% 3%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-2000)
$127,850,409

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above 29% 32%
Basic level and above 63% 77%
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above n/a n/a
Basic level and above n/a n/a

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported Washington Assessment of Student Learning
(Percents do not total 100% because of students not tested)
State Definition of "Proficient" Meets or exceeds Level III

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

Grade 4

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Level I Level II | Level III Level IV
All Students 5% 27% | 43% 22%
Title I Schools 9 37 | 38 13
High Poverty Schools 13 42 | 32 9
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 25 51 | 19 2
Migratory students 23 51 | 22 2
Students with Disabilities 23 45 | 23 4

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Level I Level II | Level III Level IV
All Students 31% 25% | 22% 19%
Title I Schools 46 25 | 17 11
High Poverty Schools 55 23 | 13 7
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 69 17 | 8 3
Migratory students 72 16 | 8 2
Students with Disabilities 63 19 | 10 4

Grade 7

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Level I Level II | Level III Level IV
All Students 16% 39% | 28% 14%
Title I Schools 30 40 | 18 7
High Poverty Schools 40 39 | 12 4
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 63 28 | 5 1
Migratory Students 56 34 | 8 1
Students with Disabilities 56 32 | 6 1

 

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Level I Level II | Level III Level IV
All Students 54% 15% | 16% 12%
Title I Schools 69 12 | 11 6
High Poverty Schools 79 9 | 6 3
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 88 5 | 3 1
Migratory Students 88 7 | 2 1
Students with Disabilities 89 4 | 2 1

 

Grade 10

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Level I Level II | Level III Level IV
All Students 12% 20% | 22% 38%
Title I Schools 19 24 | 21 24
High Poverty Schools 25 24 | 18 16
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 55 23 | 7 5
Migratory Students 43 29 | 12 6
Students with Disabilities 47 24 | 10 4

 

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Level I Level II | Level III Level IV
All Students 35% 23% | 20% 15%
Title I Schools 49 21 | 13 6
High Poverty Schools 60 17 | 8 3
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 73 13 | 6 2
Migratory Students 77 13 | 4 1
Students with Disabilities 76 9 | 3 1


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
n/a n/a
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
28,619 29,726
61% 55%

Sources


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