Best Public Schools in Cheney, WA


The city of Cheney, Washington is home to 9 schools serving students from elementary through high school, including 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school, 3 high schools, and 1 alternative school. The schools in this Cheney School District serve a predominantly white student population, with varying levels of academic performance, graduation rates, and economic disadvantage across the different campuses.

Among the standout schools, Betz Elementary has the highest performance on state assessments, with 56-64% of students proficient in ELA and 44-52% proficient in math. Salnave Elementary has the lowest student-teacher ratio of 13.2, the best among all the elementary and middle schools. At the high school level, Cheney High School stands out with the highest 4-year graduation rate of 92.1% and the lowest dropout rate of 5.2%.

However, the data also reveals significant variation in performance across the district. Schools with higher percentages of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch, such as HomeWorks and Three Springs High School, tend to have lower academic proficiency and graduation rates. This highlights the challenges faced by schools serving more economically disadvantaged populations, and the importance of factors like small class sizes in supporting student success.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Washington State Department of Health and the Washington Office of Superindentent of Public Instruction.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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