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, 2020, there were 25,719 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 2020-2021 school year, there are over 21,000 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 2020-2021 school year, 67.3% of KSD students are non-white.

    Staff & TeachersTeacher in front of class

    • There are over 3,800 KSD staff members in the 2020-2021 school year. Over 1,600 of those staff members are teachers.
    • In the 2019-2020 school year, 57% of KSD teachers had a master’s degree. Across the school district, teachers had an average of 11.9 years of teaching experience.
    • In the 2019-2020 school year, KSD partnered with 31 community institutions for academic support.
    • In the 2019-2020 school year, and there were 3,498 volunteers in KSD schools.

    Books on a shelf Academic Supports

    • In the 2020-2021 school year, 11.5% of KSD students received Inclusive Education services.
    • In the 2020-2021 school year, 22% of KSD students receive English language learning services.
    • In the 2020-2021 school year, 10.5% of students are enrolled in the Highly Capable program.
    • Over 1,100 students are enrolled in the Dual Language program available at four KSD schools.
    • 6% of students in grade 12 were enrolled in a dual credit program in 2019-2020.
    • In the 2019-20 school year, 79% of qualified students enrolled in the College Bound Scholarship

    Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA) Test ResultsCompleted checklist

    • 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 American and white KSD students met the ELA and Math standards than Black/African American and Hispanic/Latino KSD students.

    Graduation RateGraduation cap

    • 8% of the Class of 2020 graduated from KSD in four years. Over the past six years, the graduation rate at KSD has increased by 8.1%.
    • In the Class of 2020, 90.1% of Black/African American KSD students graduated. Since 2017, 22% more Black/African American KSD students have graduated in four years.
    • The graduation rate for Hispanic/Latino KSD students has increased by 15% between the Class of 2015 and the Class of 2020.
    • The graduation rate of English language learning KSD students has increased by almost 25% between 2017 and 2020. From the Classes of 2019 to 2020, about 10% more students receiving Inclusive Education services graduated.
Last Modified on February 4, 2021