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The Washington State Board of Education ratings for the 2013-2014 school year for Spokane High, Middle, and elementary public schools just came out. The Washington State Board of Education ratings for the 2013-2014 school year for Spokane High, Middle, and elementary public schools just came out.
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SPOKANE, Wash. -

The rankings for the 2013-2014 school year for Washington State high schools, middle schools and elementary schools came out this week from the Washington State Board of Education. The schools were ranked based on their average growth in math and reading of all students and specific subgroups.

READ IT: See how your child's school ranked last year

They were also ranked based on their proficiency average that looked at reading, math, writing, and science. High Schools in the area was also ranked on their career and college readiness. 

The scale that they were ranked on was based on the averages. 

Some schools improved their performance from the 2012-2013 year, others dropped, but most stayed about the same.
            
PERFORMANCE LEVEL    RATING RANGE
                                          From         To
    Highest                           7.94        10.00    Exemplary 
                                           6.97        <7.94    very good
                                           5.93        <6.97    good
                                           4.88        <5.93    fair
                                           3.82         <4.88   underperforming
    Lowest                            1.00         <3.82    lowest 5%

Here is how Spokane schools ranked:

Elementary Schools
Adams Elementary - very good
Arlington Elementary -  fair
Audubon Elementary - good
Balboa Elementary - good
Bemiss - fair
Browne Elementary - good
Cooper Elementary - very good
Finch elementary - good
Franklin Elementary - good
Garfield elementary - good
Grant Elementary - underperforming
Hamblen Elementary - good
Holmes Elementary - Lowest 5%
Hutton Elementary - good
Indian Trail Elementary - good
Jefferson Elementary - fair
Lidgerwood Elementary - good
Lincoln Heights Elementary - fair
Linwood Elementary - good
Logan Elementary - good
Longfellow Elementary - underperforming
Madison Elementary - good
Moran Prairie Elementary - very good
Mullan Road Elementary - good
Regal Elementary - fair
Ridgeview Elementary - fair
Roosevelt Elementary - fair
Sheridan Elementary - fair
Stevens Elementary - underperforming 
Westview Elementary - good
Whitman Elementary - fair
Willard Elementary - fair
Wilson Elementary - Exemplary 
Woodridge Elementary - very good 

Middle Schools 
Chase Middle School - good
Garry Middle School - lowest 5% (identified as priority school)
Glover Middle School - fair
Sacajawea Middle School - very good
Salk Middle School - fair
Shaw Middle School - underperforming 

High Schools 
Ferris High School - very good
Lewis & Clark High School - good
North Central High School - good
Rogers High School - fair
Shadle Park High School - good

TOP ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
Adams Elementary
Cooper Elementary 
Moran Prairie Elementary 
Woodridge Elementary
Wilson Elementary 

TOP HIGH SCHOOL 
Ferris High School


These are the rankings for Spokane schools, if you want to know more about schools in your area, check out the Washington State Board of Education's page

Written by KHQ Intern Janelle Bieker

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