Custer Elementary School

  • Custer Elementary School serves 313 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Custer Elementary School's student population of 313 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students313 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Custer Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Custer Elementary School is 0.73, 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#1245 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
20%
23%
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Black
23%
4%
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White
42%
55%
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Hawaiian
5%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
8%
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Diversity Score0.730.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClover Park School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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