Edmonds School District, Washington

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Edmonds School District
Edmonds, Washington
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District Profile
Superintendent:Nick Brossoit
Enrollment:20,105
Graduation rate:76.0%
Number of schools:33
Budget: $195.3 million
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board president:Ann McMurray
Board members:5
Term length:4
Edmonds School District is a school district in Washington that served 20,105 K-12 students during the 2012-2013 school year. Schools in the districts are located primarily in Edmonds with facilities in neighboring Bothel, Brier, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace. The district is the tenth largest by enrollment in the state of Washington.[1]

About the district

Edmonds School District is located in Snohomish County, Washington
The City of Edmonds in Snohomish County is located along the Puget Sound in northwestern Washington. The population of Edmonds was 39,698 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.[2]

Demographics

Edmonds outpaced state averages for higher education achievement, median income, and poverty rate. The percentage of city residents over 25 years old with undergraduate degrees (43.6%) is above the state average (31.4%). The 2010 U.S. Census calculated Edmonds's median income at $72,452 while the state median income was $58,890. Edmonds had a poverty rate of 7.8% in the 2010 U.S. Census while the state rate was 12.5%.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2012[2]
Race Edmonds(%) Washington (%)
White 83.4 77.3
Black or African American 2.6 3.6
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.7 1.5
Asian 7.1 7.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.3 0.6
Two or More Races 4.1 4.7
Hispanic or Latino 5.3 11.2

Presidential Voting Pattern[3]
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.[4]

Superintendent

The current Superintendent is Nick J. Brossoit, Ed.D.[5] He previously served as the Superintendent of Tumwater School District from 1994 to 2004.[6] In 2011-2012, Brossoit earned $229,462 in total compensation including $199,546 in salary, $20,700 in bonuses and stipends and $9,216 in benefits).[7]

School Board

The Edmonds School Board 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.[8]

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Edmonds School Board
Member District Assumed Office Term Ends
Kory DeMun 1 2011 2015
Ann McMurray 2 2005 2017
Gary Noble 3 2003 2015
Susan Phillips 4 2007 2017
Diana White 5 2011 2015

School board elections

See also: Edmonds School District elections (2013)

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

Budget

The Edmonds School District's budget is published on its website.[9]

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
2011-2012 $162,806,727 88.1% $7,772,742 4.2% $13,625,419 7.4% $0 0% $554,418 0.3% $184,759,306
2012-2013 $168,174,766 86.1% $9,738,554 5% $17,137,508 8.8% $0 0% $315,421 0.2% $195,366,249
2013-2014 $182,006,355 85.7% $12,109,190 5.7% $17,240,209 8.1% $0 0% $1,009,193 0.5% $212,364,947
Averages: $170,995,949.33 87% $9,873,495.33 5% $16,001,045.33 8% $0 0% $626,344 0% $197,496,834

Teacher salaries

Edmonds School District employed 1,064 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 with raises at 15, 30, 45, 90 and 135 quarter credits. The current salary schedule establishes higher starting salaries and maximum salaries for teachers with graduate degrees. The following table details the salary schedule for the 2013-2014 school year:[10]

Salary structure
Degree level Minimum salary ($) Maximum salary ($)
BA 34,048 38,787
BA 15 34,968 41,135
BA 30 35,920 43,635
BA 45 36,875 48,249
BA 90 39,939 57,693
BA 135 41,913 60,535
MA 40,820 57,731
MA 45 43,885 61,447
MA 90 45,860 64,174

Unions

Teachers in the district are represented by the Edmonds Education Association (EEA). The EEA is governed by a 12-member board currently led by Andi Nofziger-Meadows.[11]

Schools in district

Enrollment

The district served 20,105 K-12 students during the 2012-2013 school year. The district experienced a 0.9% increase 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 20,278 -
2009 20,279 -
2010 20,178 -0.5
2011 20,015 -0.8
2012 20,105 0.4

District schools

Edmonds School District operates 33 K-12 schools listed below in alphabetical order:[12]

Edmonds School District
Alderwood Middle School
Beverly Elementary School
Brier Elementary School
Brier Terrace Middle School
Cedar Valley Community School
Cedar Way Elementary School
Chase Lake Community School
College Place Elementary School
College Place Middle School
Edmonds Elementary School
Edmonds Heights K-12
Edmonds-Woodway High School
Hazelwood Elementary School
Hilltop Elementary School
Lynndale Elementary School
Lynnwood Elementary School
Lynnwood High School
Madrona School
Maplewood Center
Maplewood Parent Cooperative
Martha Lake Elementary School
Meadowdale Elementary School
Meadowdale High School
Meadowdale Middle School
Mountlake Terrace Elementary School
Mountlake Terrace High School
Oak Heights Elementary
Scriber Lake High School
Seaview Elementary School
Sherwood Elementary School
Spruce Elementary School
Terrace Park School
Westgate Elementary School

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.

Edmonds School District met the state goal of 95% participation across all grade levels. The district did not meet AYP goals for reading at the middle school and high school levels.[13]

MSP/HSPE Proficiency

Student Proficiency Levels, 2011-2012
Grade Reading (%) Math (%)
3 74.0 69.6
4 76.1 60.2
5 74.8 64.6
6 77.4 68.9
7 72.8 58.9
8 66.3 52.1
10 85.4 -

Contact information

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Edmonds School Board
20420 68th Avenue W
Lynnwood, Washington 98036-7400
Phone: (425) 431-7000

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Last rated on May 14, 2012.

The good

  • Budget
    • Budget information is posted.[14]
  • Administrative Officials
    • Contact information is provided.[15]
  • Elected Officials
    • School Board members are listed with contact information.[8]
  • Meetings
    • Meeting schedule, agendas, and minutes available.[8]
  • Audits
    • Two years of audits are posted, along with link to audit archives.[16]
  • Contracts
    • Bid information is posted.[17]
  • Public Records
    • Public records request form and contact information provided.[18]
  • Academics
    • State testing results are posted.[19]

The bad

  • Taxes
    • Tax information is not provided.
  • Background Checks
    • Background check policy is not available.
  • Contracts
    • Vendor contracts and collective bargaining agreements are not posted.

External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, "Student Enrollment Cohort Projections," accessed August 13, 2013
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2010 U.S. Census, "Quick Facts: Edmonds," accessed August 6, 2013
  3. Snohomish County Auditor, "Past Election Results," accessed August 6, 2013
  4. United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
  5. Edmonds School District, "Superintendent," accessed August 13, 2013
  6. Pacific Lutheran University, "Nick Brossoit," accessed August 13, 2013
  7. Know Spokane, "Washington State School Salaries: 2011-2012," accessed August 13, 2013
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Edmonds School District, "School Board," accessed August 13, 2013
  9. Edmonds School District, "Summary of General Fund Budget," accessed December 3, 2013
  10. Edmonds School District, "2013-14 Basic Salary Schedule," accessed August 13, 2013
  11. Edmonds Education Association, "Executive Board," accessed August 13, 2013
  12. Edmonds School District, "Our Schools & Programs Director," accessed August 13, 2013
  13. Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, "Washington State Report Card," accessed August 6, 2013
  14. Edmonds School District, "Budget Information," accessed August 13, 2013
  15. Edmonds School District, "Contacts," accessed August 13, 2013
  16. Edmonds School District, "State Auditor Reports," accessed August 13, 2013
  17. Edmonds School District, "Bid Opportunities," accessed August 13, 2013
  18. Edmonds School District, "Request for Public Record," accessed August 13, 2013
  19. Edmonds School District, "State Testing," accessed August 13, 2013