Chief Sealth High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
16.3
Algebra Proficiency
2.3
Reading Proficiency
3.1
Student/Teacher Ratio
23:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,232 Students
  • 55 Teachers

Chief Sealth High School
2600 SW THISTLE
SEATTLE, WA 98126

Phone: (206) 252-8550

District: Seattle Public Schools

Overview

At Chief Sealth High School, students have the opportunity to take International Baccalaureate course work and exams. The IB participation rate at Chief Sealth High School is 22 percent. The student body makeup is 53 percent male and 47 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 68 percent. Chief Sealth High School is 1 of 17 high schools in the Seattle Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,232
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 68%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 57%
Full-Time Teachers 55

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 72%
Proficient in Algebra 48%
College Readiness Index 16.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 17
Total Students 13,726
Proficient in Reading (district average) 67%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 54%
College Readiness (district average) 27.1

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Nearby Schools

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