Saratoga School is located in Stanwood, WA and is one of 11 schools in Stanwood-camano School District. It is a alt. school that serves 96 students in grades K-12.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems.
Saratoga School made AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Washington in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Saratoga School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Saratoga School had 16% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Washington had 40% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL) are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 are assessed in reading and math, in grades 4, 7, and 10 in writing, and in grades 5, 8 and 10 in science.
How is it Scored?
Students score at one of four levels: level 4 (exceeds standard), level 3 (meets standard), level 2 (below standard) and level 1 (well below standard). The goal is for all students to meet or exceed standards (at or above level 3). Students must pass th