Find out what the numbers tell us about Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. The Seattle Times' FYI Guy, Gene Balk, and other contributors comb data sets to look at the numbers behind news topics -- especially those that offer insight into the quality of life and cost of living in the Seattle area.

More than 1 in 5 Seattle students are enrolled in private schools, among highest in nation

More than 20% of Seattle K-12 students are enrolled in private schools. How much does that contribute to inequality?

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