Adams Elementary School

723 S 8th St
Yakima, WA 98901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Adams Elementary School serves 697 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Adams Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Adams Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Adams Elementary School's student population of 697 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students697 students
This chart display total students of Adams Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Adams Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Adams Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Adams Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Adams Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Adams Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1910 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Adams Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Adams Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Washington by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Adams Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Adams Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Adams Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
n/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Adams Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Hispanic
96%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Adams Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Adams Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
4%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Adams Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Adams Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Washington by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Adams Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score
0.080.64
This chart display the diversity score of Adams Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Adams Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Adams Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYakima School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Adams Elementary School is Yakima Adult Jail (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Washington Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Yakima Washington Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 801 students
    0.2 miles
    510 S 9th St
    Yakima, WA 98901
    (509) 573-2300
    0.2 6-8 801
  • Yakima Yakima Adult Jail
    Grades: 7-12
    1.0 miles
    111 North Front Street
    Yakima, WA 98902
    (509) 573-5581
    1 7-12 n/a
  • Yakima Yakima Open Doors Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 105 students
    1.0 miles
    1120 S 18th St, Portable A
    Yakima, WA 98901
    (509) 573-5580
    1 9-12 105
  • Yakima Davis High School Math: 25% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,410 students
    1.2 miles
    212 S 6th Ave
    Yakima, WA 98902
    (509) 573-2500
    1.2 9-12 2,410
  • Yakima Mcclure Elementary School Yakima Math: 36% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 622 students
    1.2 miles
    1222 S 22nd Ave
    Yakima, WA 98902
    (509) 573-1300
    1.2 PK-5 622

School Reviews

Review Adams Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Join the debate igniting in public schools regarding the role of religion in education. Should all religions be incorporated, or should religion be omitted to avoid any potential indoctrination?
Learn about the benefits associated with vocational education at public high schools, including high-demand career opportunities and improved learning for kinetic and active students.
June 17, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world on its head. The effects of the global pandemic will be felt for years to come, though maybe more so in certain populations. Here’s what you need to know about the current state of special education in the United States.