Spokane Obesity Rates

  • 1 in 4 adults are obese (obesity is defined as BMI > 30)
  • 1 in 10 children are obese
  • Children with dental decay – 62%(2005)  up from 49% (year 2000).
  • Obesity rate in the State of Washington 25.4%.

Source: Spokane Regional Health District

Chart showing national obesity rates – this CDC chart is somewhat misleading in that it uses 0% to 25%, and then very narrow bands between 25% and 31% and then 31% to 100%. As best I can tell, Spokane’s obesity rate is about average for the country.

Source:  CDC

Spokane Schools State Report Card

Main school districts in the Spokane Metro Area are below. Click on the link to visit the State’s “report card” on the status of each district, and then within each district, you can check on the status of individual schools.

For each District, you will find a percentage passing rate for the Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL) exam. This indicates how many students have successfully met the WASL standard, by grade, when the exam was taken.