We Are Kent School District

Fast Facts

  • Goal 1: Prepare all students to be college and career ready

    We have 42 schools and academies.

    • 28 elementary schools
    • 6 middle schools
    • 4 high schools
    • 3 academies
    • 1 early learning center

    We serve 25,416 students.  

    We are proud of our diversity. 

    Student Demographics

    • 51.8% of our students are male
    • 48.2% of our students are female
    • 48.8% of our students qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch
    • 21.1% of our students are learning the English language
    • 11.4% of our students have disabilities

    Student Race/Ethnicity

    • 33.7% of our students are White
    • 22.6% of our students are Hispanic/Latino of any race(s)
    • 19.1% of our students are Asian
    • 11.9% of our students are Black/African American
    • 9.7% of our students are two or more races
    • 2.6% of our students are Native Hawaiian/other Pacific Islander
    • 0.3% of our students are American Indian/Alaskan Native 

    Our families speak more than 130 languages. 

    Top Five Languages

    1. English
    2. Spanish
    3. Vietnamese
    4. Russian/Ukrainian
    5. Punjabi

    Graduation Rates

    • Class of 2018 Four-Year Graduation Rate: 83.7%
    • Class of 2017 Four-Year Graduation Rate: 79.3%
    • Class of 2016 Four-Year Graduation Rate: 78.8%

    Goal 2: Engage in two-way communication

    • We have 2,723 approved volunteers.
    • We have more than 600 partnerships with community and faith-based organizations and businesses supporting students and families in our district.

    We serve approximately 19,000 families in roughly 72 square miles.

    • Auburn
    • Black Diamond
    • Covington
    • Kent
    • Maple Valley
    • Renton
    • SeaTac
    • Unincorporated King County

    Goal 3: Create effective organizational systems

    We operate a $452,655,774 budget.

    Laptop to Student Ratio

    • Grades K-6 have a 1.7:1 ratio.
    • Grades 7-11 have a 1:1 ratio.
    • Grade 12 has a 1:1 ratio.

    Goal 4: Develop, retain a diverse, premier workforce                                                                                 

    Student to Teacher Ratios

    Extra assistance is available to teachers when enrollment exceeds target class sizes.

    • 1 teacher to 23 students in grades K-3
    • 1 teacher to 27 students in grades 4-6
    • 1 teacher to 30 students in grades 7-8
    • 1 teacher to 32 students grades 9-12

     

    Most of this information is taken from our district's 2017-2018 OSPI Washington State Report Card and will be updated as soon as it is released.

Superintendent

Board of Directors

  • Maya Vengadasalam

    Maya Vengadasalam

    President

    Debbie Straus

    Debbie Straus

    Vice President

    Ross Hardy

    Ross Hardy

    Legislative Representative

    Karen DeBruler

    Karen DeBruler

    Director

    Denise Daniels

    Denise Daniels

    Director

     

    Learn more.

Last Modified on May 31, 2019