Pathfinder K-8 Elementary School

1901 Sw Genesee St,

Seattle, WA, 98116

Tel: (206)252-9710
Grades: KG-8

490 students

Pathfinder K-8 Elementary School serves 490 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Pathfinder K-8 Elementary School operates within the Seattle Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 490 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 490 students
Pathfinder K-8 Elementary School Total Students (1994-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Pathfinder K-8 Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1998-2012)
Students by Grade Pathfinder K-8 Elementary School 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 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 19:1
Pathfinder K-8 Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1998-2012)
American Indian
2%
2%
Pathfinder K-8 Elementary School American Indian (1994-2012)
Asian
6%
7%
Pathfinder K-8 Elementary School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
14%
20%
Pathfinder K-8 Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
8%
5%
Pathfinder K-8 Elementary School Black (1994-2012)
White
57%
60%
Pathfinder K-8 Elementary School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pathfinder K-8 Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Pathfinder K-8 Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.63 0.59
Pathfinder K-8 Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
26%
37%
Pathfinder K-8 Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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%
Pathfinder K-8 Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 52,814 students has grown by 14% over five years.
School District Name Seattle Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
104
4
Number of Students Managed 52,814 969
District Total Revenue $667 MM $12 MM
Seattle Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $697 MM $11 MM
Seattle Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,502 $12,260
Seattle Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,166 $11,231
Seattle Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Seattle Schmitz Park Elementary School
    5000 Sw Spokane St
    Seattle , WA , 98116
    (206)252-9700
    0.5  mi  |  463  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Seattle Madison Middle School
    3429 45th Ave Sw
    Seattle , WA , 98116
    (206)252-9200
    0.6  mi  |  830  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Seattle West Seattle High School
    3000 California Av Sw
    Seattle , WA , 98116
    (206)252-8800
    0.9  mi  |  995  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Seattle Alki Elementary School
    3010 59 Av Sw
    Seattle , WA , 98116
    (206)252-9050
    1  mi  |  365  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Seattle Lafayette Elementary School
    2645 California Av Sw
    Seattle , WA , 98116
    (206)252-9500
    1.2  mi  |  547  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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