Pathfinder K-8 School

1901 Sw Genesee St

Seattle, WA 98116-4037

Tel: (206)252-9710
Grades KG-8
439 students
Pathfinder K-8 School serves 439 students in grades KG - 8.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Pathfinder K-8 School operates within the Seattle School District.

School Overview

The student population of 439 students has grown by 12% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 439 students
Pathfinder K-8 School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Pathfinder K-8 School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Pathfinder K-8 School Total Teachers (1998-2013)
Students by Grade Pathfinder K-8 School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a n/a
Pathfinder K-8 School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Pathfinder K-8 School American Indian Students (1994-2014)
Asian
4%
7%
Pathfinder K-8 School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
11%
21%
Pathfinder K-8 School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
4%
5%
Pathfinder K-8 School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
72%
58%
Pathfinder K-8 School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
8%
7%
Pathfinder K-8 School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Pathfinder K-8 School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.46 0.40
Pathfinder K-8 School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
22%
39%
Pathfinder K-8 School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
7%
Pathfinder K-8 School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 50,437 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,128 is higher than the state average of $11,994. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,665 is higher than the state average of $10,499. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Seattle School District
Number of Schools
Managed
104
4
Number of Students Managed 50,437 912
Seattle School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $657 MM $12 MM
Seattle School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $729 MM $11 MM
Seattle School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,128 $11,994
Seattle School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $15,665 $10,499
Seattle School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is West Seattle High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Madison Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Schmitz Park Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SeattleSchmitz Park Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 571 students5000 Sw Spokane St
    SeattleWA 98116
    (206)252-9700
    0.5KG-5571
  • SeattleMadison Middle School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 757 students3429 45th Ave Sw
    SeattleWA 98116
    (206)252-9200
    0.66-8757
  • SeattleWest Seattle High School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 967 students3000 California Av Sw
    SeattleWA 98116
    (206)252-8800
    0.99-12967
  • SeattleAlki Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 385 students3010 59 Av Sw
    SeattleWA 98116
    (206)252-9050
    1PK-5385
  • SeattleLafayette Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 562 students2645 California Av Sw
    SeattleWA 98116
    (206)252-9500
    1.2KG-5562

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A terrific school! Incredible parent involvement. Lousy building.
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