Marysville School District, Washington

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Marysville School District
Marysville, Washington
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District Profile
Superintendent:Becky Berg
Graduation rate:72.4%
Number of schools:22
Budget: $119.9 million
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board president:Chris Nation
Board members:5
Term length:4
Marysville School District is a school district in Washington that served 11,141 K-12 students during the 2012-2013 school year. The district is the 27th largest by enrollment in the state of Washington. Marysville School District has an operating budget of $119.9 million during the 2013-2014 school year.[1][2]

About the district

Marysville School District is located in Snohomish County, Washington
Marysville School District in Snohomish County serves students in Marysville, Quil Ceda and Tulalip. The population of Marysville was 11,141 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.[3]


Marysville outperforms state averages for median income and poverty rate while lagging behind in higher education achievement. The percentage of city residents over 25 years old with undergraduate degrees (17.6%) is ahead of the state average (31.4%). The 2010 U.S. Census calculated Marysville's median income at $65,736 while the state median income was $58,890. Marysville had a poverty rate of 11.6% in the 2010 U.S. Census while the state rate was 12.5%.[3]

Racial Demographics, 2012[3]
Race Marysville (%) Washington (%)
White 80 77.3
Black or African American 1.9 3.6
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.9 1.5
Asian 5.6 7.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.6 0.6
Two or More Races 5.5 4.7
Hispanic or Latino 10.3 11.2

Presidential Voting Pattern[4]
Year Democratic Vote (%) Republican Vote (%)
2012 56.8 40.0
2008 58.1 39.3
2004 53.0 45.5
2000 51.6 43.6

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin, not a race. Therefore, the Census allows citizens to report both their race and that they are from a "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin simultaneously. As a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table will exceed 100 percent. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one or two tenths off from being exactly 100 percent.[5]


The current Superintendent of Marysville School District is Becky Berg. She has served in the position since July 2013 and previously served as the Superintendent of Deer Park School District.[6]

School board

The Marysville Board of Directors is a five-member board with each member elected by district to a four-year term. Each member can be compensated $50 per day for district matters with a maximum compensation of $4,800 per year.[7]

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Marysville Board of Directors
Position Member Term Ends
1 Chris Nation 2017
2 Mariana Maksimos 2017
3 Pete Lundberg 2015
4 Bruce M. Larson 2017
5 Tom Albright 2015

School board elections

See also: Marysville School District elections (2013)

Members of the Marysville Board of Directors are elected to four-year terms on a staggered basis. Two seats on the board were up for election on November 5, 2013 and three seats will be on the ballot on November 3, 2015.


The following table details general categories for district budgets for the 2012-2013 school year and the 2013-2014 school year:[2]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2012-2013 $91,022,595 79.2% $23,494,105 20.4% $0 0% $0 0% $483,300 0.4% $115,000,000
2013-2014 $95,358,953 79.5% $24,109,085 20.1% $0 0% $0 0% $471,962 0.4% $119,940,000
Averages: $93,190,774 79% $23,801,595 20% $0 0% $0 0% $477,631 0% $117,470,000

Teacher salaries

Marysville School District employed 575 K-12 teachers during the 2012-2013 school year. Teacher salaries are categorized based on higher education achievement, professional development and years of service. A teacher with a Bachelor's degree can earn higher salaries by pursuing graduate courses up to 135 quarter credits. The current salary schedule also sets a minimum annual salary of $41,587 for certified teachers with Master's degrees. The following table details the salary schedule for the 2013-2014 school year:[8]

Salary structure
Degree level Minimum salary ($) Maximum salary ($)
B.A. 34,687 41,123
B.A. 22 34,687 42,735
B.A. 45 34,687 46,685
B.A. 60 34,748 47,682
B.A. 75 35,494 50,197
B.A. 90 36,953 55,759
B.A. 112 38,413 57,895
B.A. 135 39,903 60,442
MA 41,587 43,180
MA 22 41,587 44,872
MA 45 41,587 49,020
MA 60 41,587 50,067
MA 75 41,587 52,708
MA 90 41,587 58,547
MA 112 41,587 60,791
MA 135 41,899 63,464


Teachers in the district are represented in negotiations by the Marysville Education Association (MEA). The current president of MEA is Arden Watson.[9]

Schools in district


The district served 11,141 K-12 students during the 2012-2013 school year. The district experienced a 4.5% decrease in enrollment between 2008 and 2012. The following chart details enrollment in the district between 2008 and 2012:[1]

Total enrollment
Year Enrollment Year-to-year change (%)
2008 11,662 -
2009 11,501 -1.4
2010 11,247 -2.2
2011 11,172 -0.6
2012 11,141 -0.3

District schools

Marysville School District operates 22 K-12 schools listed below in alphabetical order:[10]

Marysville School District
10th Street Middle
Academy of Construction and Engineering
Allen Creek Elementary
Arts and Technology High School
Bio-Med Academy
Cascade Elementary
Cedarcrest Middle
Grove Elementary
Heritage High School
International School of Communications
Kellogg Marsh Elementary
Liberty Elementary
Marshall Elementary
Marysville Middle
Marysville Mountain View
Pathways of Choice
Pinewood Elementary
Quil Ceda and Tulalip Elementary Schools
School for the Entrepeneur High School
Shoultes Elementary
Sunnyside Elementary
Totem Middle

Academic performance

The Washington Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction published a state report card for 2011-2012 assessing subject proficiency levels and year-to-year progress for each district. This report card relies on data from the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) and High School Proficiency Exam (HSPE) to determine if each district meets Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) goals in reading and math. The goal for each district is to meet proficiency goals at all grade levels and student demographics by the 2013-2014 school year.

Marysville School District met the state goal of 95% participation across all grade levels. The district did not meet AYP goals for reading or mathematics at the elementary and middle school levels. The Washington State Report Card also concluded that the district's high schools failed to meet AYP goals for mathematics.[11]

MSP/HSPE Proficiency

Student Proficiency Levels, 2012-2013
Grade Reading (%) Math (%)
3 68 57
4 62.6 48.9
5 63.1 54.3
6 62 44.3
7 62.1 47.1
8 61.7 44
10 77.7 -

Adequate Yearly Progress

AYP Achievement, 2012-2013
Grade Meet Reading AYP? Meet Math AYP?
Elementary School No No
Middle School No No
High School Yes No

Contact information

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Marysville Board of Directors
4220 80th Street NE
Marysville, WA 98270
Phone: 360-653-7058

Website evaluation

Taxes N
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Budget P
Elected Officials
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Contracts P
Audits N
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Background Checks

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Transparency grading process
Main article: Evaluation of Washington school district websites

Last rated on June 4, 2012.

The good

  • Budget
    • Some 2012-2013 budget information is available.[12]
  • Administrative Officials
    • Officials are listed with contact information on department pages.
  • Elected Officials
    • Board of Directors are listed with contact information.[13]
  • Meetings
    • Meeting dates, agendas, and minutes are available.[13]
  • Contracts
    • Collective bargaining agreements are posted.[8]
  • Academics
    • District and school report cards are provided.[14]
  • Background Checks
    • Background check policy is available.[15]

The bad

  • Budget
    • Budgets are not posted.
  • Audits
    • Audits are not posted.
  • Contracts
    • Vendor contracts and bids are not available.
  • Public Records
    • Public records information and request form not available.
  • Taxes
    • Tax information not provided.

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