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{{TOCnestright (Sunshine Review)}}'''Mead School District''' is a [[Washington school districts|school district]] in [[Washington]].
 
{{TOCnestright (Sunshine Review)}}'''Mead School District''' is a [[Washington school districts|school district]] in [[Washington]].
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==About the district==
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[[File:Spokane County Washington.png|200px|thumb|left|link=Mead School District, Washington|Mead School District is located in Spokane County, Washington]] Mead School District serves K-12 students in the Town of Mead and the City of Spokane in [[Spokane County, Washington]]. The population of Mead was 7,275 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.<ref name=quick>[http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/53/5344480.html ''U.S. Census,'' "Quick Facts: Mead," Accessed November 25, 2013]</ref>
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===Demographics===
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Mead lagged behind state averages for median income and higher education achievement but outperformed the state poverty rate in 2010. The percentage of town residents over 25 years old with undergraduate degrees (26.9%) is below the state average (31.4%). The 2010 U.S. Census calculated Mead's median income at $57,125 while the state median income was $58,890. Mead had a poverty rate of 4.1% in the 2010 U.S. Census while the state rate was 12.5%.<ref name=quick/>
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! colspan="3" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" |'' Racial Demographics, 2010<ref name=quick/>
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Race
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Mead (%)
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Washington (%)
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| White || 94.8 || 77.3
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| Black or African American || 0.5 || 3.6
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| American Indian and Alaska Native || 1.0 || 1.5
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| Asian || 0.5 || 7.2
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| Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander || 0.2 || 0.6
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| Two or More Races || 2.6 || 4.7
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| Hispanic or Latino || 3.0 || 11.2
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! colspan="3" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" |'' Presidential Voting Pattern<ref>[https://wei.sos.wa.gov/agency/osos/en/press_and_research/previouselections/pre2004/pages/default.aspx ''Washington Secretary of State,'' "Pre-2004 Election Results," Accessed August 5, 2013]</ref><ref>[https://wei.sos.wa.gov/county/spokane/en/electioninformation/pages/archivedelections.aspx ''Spokane County Elections,'' "Results and Statistics from Previous Elections," Accessed August 5, 2013]</ref>
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Year
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Democratic Vote (%)
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Republican Vote (%)
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| 2012 || 45.7 || 51.5
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| 2008 || 48.2 || 49.3
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| 2004 || 43.0 || 55.0
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| 2000 || 43.4 || 51.9
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==Budget==
 
==Budget==

Revision as of 16:13, 10 January 2014

Mead School District is a school district in Washington.

About the district

Mead School District is located in Spokane County, Washington
Mead School District serves K-12 students in the Town of Mead and the City of Spokane in Spokane County, Washington. The population of Mead was 7,275 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.[1]

Demographics

Mead lagged behind state averages for median income and higher education achievement but outperformed the state poverty rate in 2010. The percentage of town residents over 25 years old with undergraduate degrees (26.9%) is below the state average (31.4%). The 2010 U.S. Census calculated Mead's median income at $57,125 while the state median income was $58,890. Mead had a poverty rate of 4.1% in the 2010 U.S. Census while the state rate was 12.5%.[1]

Budget

Mead School District publishes its annual budget on its website.[4]

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
2010-2011 $58,753,000 68.6% $4,722,000 5.5% $19,840,000 23.2% $2,308,000 2.7% $0 0% $85,623,000
Averages: $58,753,000 69% $4,722,000 6% $19,840,000 23% $2,308,000 3% $0 0% $85,623,000

Website evaluation

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Last rated on December 18, 2012.

The good

  • Administrative Officials
    • Department heads are listed for each department.[5]
    • Contact information for administrative officials is provided including a mailing address, phone number, and personalized email.
  • Elected Officials
    • Elected officials are listed with a mailing address, phone number and personalized email.[6]
  • Meetings
    • Meeting minutes are archived for 2 years.
    • Meeting agendas are archived for 2 years.
    • A meeting calendar is available and names the times and locations of public meetings.[7]

The bad

  • Meetings
    • Meeting minutes and agendas are not archived for 3-5 years.
  • Budget
    • Budgets are not posted.
  • Audits
    • Audits are not posted.
  • Background checks
    • The criminal background check policy and teacher certification requirements are not posted online.
  • Contracts
    • Teacher collective bargaining statements are not provided.
  • Public Records
    • Public records information and request form not available.
  • Academic Performance
    • Academic performance is not noted.
  • Taxes
    • Tax information not provided.
  • Background Check
    • Background check policy not posted.

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