Fast Facts

  • Interactive Charts & Data

    View the Kent School District (KSD) Fast Facts dashboard to learn more about our schools, students, community, staff, academic support offerings, and student performance through interactive charts and data.

    This dashboard was created using information from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Report Card and Data Portal unless there is an asterisk (*) indicating otherwise. All other data comes from internal KSD databases because the information was not available through OSPI.

    Please email KSD_Data@kent.k12.wa.us if you have questions about the Fast Facts dashboard.   

    Key Takeaways by Category

     Explore data within six different categories that shape our district.

    Student Enrollment & SchoolSchool buildings

    • As of October 1, 2021, there were 24,983 students enrolled in KSD’s 42 schools and academies.
    • KSD is the fifth largest district in Washington. Its boundary encompasses 72 square miles across South King County.
    • For a map and each school’s enrollment numbers explore the dashboard.

    Students & FamiliesTwo students walking

    • In the 2021-2022 school year, there are over 15,000 families whose students attend KSD.
    • Families in KSD are highly diverse. Over 130 languages are spoken in our students’ homes, with English, Spanish, and Punjabi as the three most common languages spoken at home.
    • KSD students are ethnically diverse. In the 2021-2022 school year, 71.7% of KSD students are non-white.

    Staff & TeachersTeacher in front of class

    • There are over 3,800 KSD staff members in the 2021-2022 school year. Over 1,600 of those staff members are teachers.
    • In the 2020-2021 school year, 59% of KSD teachers had a master’s degree. Across the school district, teachers had an average of 12.1 years of teaching experience.
    • In the 2021-2022 school year, KSD partnered with 22 community institutions for academic support.
    • In the 2021-2022 school year, there were 853 volunteers in KSD schools.

    Books on a shelf Academic Supports

    • In the 2021-2022 school year, 11.8% of KSD students receive Inclusive Education services.
    • In the 2021-2022 school year, 23% of KSD students receive English Language Learning services.
    • In the 2021-2022 school year, 8.4% of students are enrolled in the Highly Capable program.
    • Almost 720 students are enrolled in the Dual Language program available at five KSD schools.
    • 81% of students in grade 12 were enrolled in a dual credit program in 2020-2021.
    • In the 2020-21 school year, all qualified students who applied to the College Bound Scholarship were accepted.

    Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA) Test ResultsCompleted checklist

    • SBA testing will resume in its standard form in the spring of 2022. Therefore, recent SBA information for KSD will be made available in summer 2022.
    • In the 2018-2019 school year, 56% of students met the English Language Arts (ELA) standard and 46% of students met the Math standard.
    • Over a five-year period, 9.3% more students met the ELA standard and 2.4% more met the Math standard.
    • Between 2015 and 2019, a greater percentage of Asian and white KSD students met the ELA and Math standards than Black/African American and Hispanic/Latino KSD students.

    Graduation RateGraduation cap

    • 86% of the Class of 2021 graduated from KSD in four years. Over the past six years, the graduation rate at KSD has increased by 7.1%.
    • The graduation rate for Hispanic/Latino KSD students has increased by 16% between the Class of 2015 and the Class of 2021. In 2021 it was at a seven-year peak of 82%, which is 5% greater than the state average for that student group.
    • The graduation rate of English language learning KSD students has increased by almost 25% between 2017 and 2021. The proportion of students receiving Inclusive Education services who graduated in the Class of 2021 declined by about 7% from the Class of 2020.
Last Modified on May 5, 2022