16802 Lake View Blvd.
Mount Vernon, WA 98274
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Big Lake Elementary School serves 334 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Big Lake Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Big Lake Elementary School's student population of 334 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Big Lake Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Big Lake Elementary School is 0.32, 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 Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#698 out of 2052 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
4%
8%
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Hispanic
8%
23%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
82%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 334 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.32 (Btm 50%)

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