Pathfinder K-8 School

Pathfinder K-8 School serves 484 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Pathfinder K-8 School operates within the Seattle School District.

Overview

The student population of 484 students has grown by 29% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 45% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 484 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 19:1
American Indian
1%
2%
Asian
6%
7%
Hispanic
15%
20%
Black
6%
5%
White
61%
59%
Two or more races
11%
6%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.59 0.39
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%
38%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 54,200 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,502 is higher than the state average of $12,260. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,166 is higher than the state average of $11,231. The district spending/student has grown by 32% over four years.
School District Name Seattle School District
Number of Schools
Managed
107
4
Number of Students Managed 54,200 935
District Total Revenue $667 MM $12 MM
District Spending $697 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,502 $12,260
District Spending / Student $15,166 $11,231
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
    5000 Sw Spokane St
    SeattleWA 98116
    (206)252-9700
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 536 students                      
  • SeattleMadison Middle School
    3429 45th Ave Sw
    SeattleWA 98116
    (206)252-9200
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 752 students                      
  • SeattleWest Seattle High School
    3000 California Av Sw
    SeattleWA 98116
    (206)252-8800
    0.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 974 students                      
  • SeattleAlki Elementary School
    3010 59 Av Sw
    SeattleWA 98116
    (206)252-9050
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 368 students                      
  • SeattleLafayette Elementary School
    2645 California Av Sw
    SeattleWA 98116
    (206)252-9500
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 548 students                      

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