BREMERTON HIGH SCHOOL
2017-18 School Performance ReportThe Bremerton School District is very proud of our students' accomplishments. Each year, the Bremerton School District compiles data for a report to families and the community to highlight each school's academic performance and goals. These reports, released in the fall, include information from the previous school year and are available electronically and at each school in the main office.Our BuildingBremerton High School’s main building opened in 1988. The campus is situated on a fifteen-acre site with a stadium and athletic fields. The school contains 55 regular classrooms and three portables, which are supported by a library media center, four computer labs, gymnasium, band room, choir room, piano lab, graphics and photography lab, television lab, weight room, and modern science labs. Our school also hosts an auto shop that was renovated in 1995 and a state-of-the-art performing arts center which is used by both school and community groups.Our DistrictThe Bremerton School District serves a community of 43,000 residents in and around the City of Bremerton, WA. The District consists of :
- Four elementary schools (grades K-5)
- One Early Learning Center (grades PS-3)
- One STEM Academy (grades PS-8)
- One middle school (grades 6-8)
- One high school (grades 9-12)
- One alternative high school (grades 9-12)
- One dropout reengagement program (grades 9-12)
- Bremerton Home Link (a K-8 homeschool partnership program)
Enrollment in the District is approximately 5,200 students. The District also serves as the host for the West Sound Technical Skills Center, a cooperative career-technical educational program for students in grades 11 and 12.
Our MissionBremerton High School is a safe, caring environment where a collaborative staff is committed to the academic achievement and growth of each student. We strive to assist every student in connecting their current plans to their own future goals within a learning environment that engages each student in meaningful learning activities that will prepare that student with the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for post-high school success.
Student Demographics Enrollment October 2017 Student Count 1176 May 2018 Student Count 1091 Gender (October 2017) Male 48.5% Female 51.5% Race/Ethnicity (October 2016) American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.9% Asian 6.7% Black/African American 5.6% Hispanic/Latino of any races (s) 16.8% Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 1.7% White 52.0% Two or More Races 16.3% Special Programs English Learners 6.2% Low Income 58.0% Student with Disabilities (Special Education) 15.5% Migrant (May 2018) 0.7% Section 504 (May 2018) 3.7%
Many factors influence school achievement, such as attendance and class size. Measuring these characteristics and others, helps the staff understand the student population.This enables the school and District to better meet students’ needs.
Staff InformationCertificated StaffAdministrators: 4
Classroom Teachers: 72
Library Media Specialist: 1
Counselors: 5Average Years of Teacher Experience: 13.30
Teachers with at least a Master’s Degree: 7Classified Staff
Clerical Staff: 10
Child Nutrition Staff: 9Custodial Staff: 6Staff Statistics
Certificated staff are approved by the state for teaching, administration, or special jobs. Classified employees perform duties not requiring official state certification. You have the right to ask about the specific qualifications of your child’s teacher.
Financial InformationEach school in Bremerton is allocated funds to support its educational program. These funds are managed by the school and are used for such things as textbooks, instructional materials, basic supplies, printing, equipment, technology, and staff training.
In addition, each school’s Associated Student Body (ASB) raises funds from the students and community. ASB funds may only be used for student-centered, non-instructional purposes, and expenditures must be approved by the ASB governing body. Additional financial information can be obtained from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.School Budget
District Allocation: $147,191
ASB Beginning Balance: $176,468ASB Ending Balance: $145,650The State of Washington is the main source of funds for public schools, contributing approximately 79 percent of the cost of education. To make up the difference, schools obtain needed funds through local levies and federal programs. In Bremerton, the local funds account for 13 percent of the total district budget, and Federal programs 8 percent. The educational program of the Bremerton School District is budgeted at $13,691 for each full-time student. These funds are allocated from the state, Federal programs, and levy funds.TOTAL AVERAGE COST FOR FULL-TIME STUDENT
State Allocation & Grants: $9,953
Federal Programs: $1,085
Levy Funds: $2,653
State/Federal Mandated Assessments
The Bremerton School District participates in the state/federal mandated Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA) for ELA and Math at grades 3 through 8, and 10 and the WCAS Science at grades 5, 8 and 11. To view our school’s test results in English Language Arts, Math and Science please visit the OSPI Report Card.
Comprehensive Learning Plan Update
Parents can view our current Comprehensive School Improvement Plan. Please contact your school if you have any questions.
You are invited and encouraged to get involved with Bremerton School District. Contact your child’s school or the District Office about volunteering in our schools.
You can make a difference!