Data Spotlight:  Almost half of King County’s English Language Learners don’t graduate with their classmates. 

King County schools serve the most diverse language communities in the state.  In the 2011-2012 school year …

  • … more than 29,000 English Language Learners were enrolled in King County schools.
  • … districts with the highest proportions of English Language Learners were among those with the lowest rates of on-time graduation.
  • … students who “successfully transitioned” from English Language Learning programs performed far below the state average in meeting academic standards.

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  • Pursuing the VISION of a vibrant, diverse county where all people have the opportunity to thrive, 
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