Blackwell Elementary School

3225 - 205th Pl Ne
Sammamish, WA 98074
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
Blackwell Elementary School serves 558 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Blackwell Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 92% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Blackwell Elementary School's student population of 558 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students558 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Blackwell Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Blackwell Elementary School is 0.63, 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
#20 out of 2039 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
40%
8%
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Hispanic
7%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
46%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.630.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blackwell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLake Washington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Blackwell Elementary School is Tesla Stem High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Evergreen Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mead Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sammamish Mead Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 604 students
    1.2 miles
    1725 216th Ave Ne
    Sammamish, WA 98074
    (425) 936-2630
    1.2 K-5 604
  • Redmond Alcott Elementary School Math: 88% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 835 students
    1.5 miles
    4213 - 228th Ave Ne
    Redmond, WA 98053
    (425) 936-2490
    1.5 K-5 835
  • Redmond Audubon Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 593 students
    1.6 miles
    3045 180th Ne
    Redmond, WA 98052
    (425) 936-2500
    1.6 K-5 593
  • Redmond Tesla Stem High School Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 9-12 | 605 students
    1.6 miles
    4301 228th Ave Ne
    Redmond, WA 98053
    (425) 936-2770
    1.6 9-12 605
  • Bellevue Bennett Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 435 students
    2.0 miles
    301 151st Pl Ne
    Bellevue, WA 98007
    (425) 456-4800
    2 PK-5 435

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