PROFICIENCY 50% 3% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
57%Seattle Public Schools

South Lake High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Seattle Public Schools" in Seattle, WA. There are a total of 104 students and 9 teachers at South Lake High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 52 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

South Lake High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 50.0%, which is 3% higher than the Washington average.


Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch52
Reduced lunch3


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At South Lake High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

All< 50%
High School< 50%

Proficiency in languages by grade

All< 50%
High School< 50%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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South Lake High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 1.9% 44.6% 57.7% 51.1%
African American 47.1% 17.0% 4.6% 15.9%
Asian 6.7% 16.7% 7.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 35.6% 12.7% 21.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.9% 1.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.9% 0.6% 1.0% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.7% 7.6% 6.9% 3.1%

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Seattle demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)7,9789791
Median age35.837.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%56%55%
Speak English78%81%79%
Speak Spanish4%8%13%

Education level achieved in Seattle

Completed 8th grade92.6%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school92.1%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college83.4%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree67.2%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors60.4%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters24.9%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.7%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.7%1.5%1.3%
Source: The South Lake High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.