Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School

  • Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School serves 575 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

  • Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School's student population of 575 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 52% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students575 students
This chart display total students of Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#681 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Arthur Jacobsen 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arthur Jacobsen 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:119:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
14%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
23%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
48%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.690.41
This chart display the diversity score of Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAuburn School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Arthur Jacobsen 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
Parents around the country are partaking in the Save Our Schools March to help maintain funding for our education system. Learn more about this movement and how you can get involved.
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.