Did You Know?
There are 126 K-8, K-9, K-10, K-12 and 9-12 schools administered by the Seventh-day Adventist church in the Northwest.
Within this school system 8,009 students were taught by 693 full-time, part-time, and locally hired teachers.
Alaska has seven Adventist schools; Idaho, 16; Montana, 11; Oregon 35; Upper Columbia, 33, and Washington 24.
Source: NPUC Office of Education
Forty-nine percent of college-age American kids go to college.
Three out of every ten American kids drop out of school before graduating.
The United States spends $353 billion for education every year. That’s $1,452 from every man, woman and child in America.
Every year 700,000 students graduate from high school, but when tested, they cannot read as well as fourth-graders are supposed to.
According to the Oregon Department of Education, for every 100 pupils in the 5th grade, 99 enter the 9th grade; 88 enter the 11th grade; 76 graduate from high school; 47 go on to college; and 24 earn a bachelor’s degree.
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