Darrington Elementary School

1075 Fir Street
Darrington, WA 98241
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Darrington Elementary School serves 297 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Darrington 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Darrington Elementary School's student population of 297 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students297 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Darrington Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Darrington Elementary School is 0.38, 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
#1347 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
4%
2%
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Asian
n/a
8%
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Hispanic
10%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
78%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.380.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDarrington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Darrington Elementary School is Darrington Senior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Granite Falls Middle School (20.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mountain Way Elementary School (20.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Darrington Darrington Senior High School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 122 students
    0.0 miles
    1085 Fir Street
    Darrington, WA 98241
    (360) 436-1140
    0 9-12 122
  • Granite Falls Granite Falls Open Doors Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 91 students
    20.1 miles
    205 N Alder Ave
    Granite Falls, WA 98252
    (360) 283-4407
    20.1 9-12 91
  • Granite Falls Mountain Way Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 402 students
    20.2 miles
    702 N. Granite Ave
    Granite Falls, WA 98252
    (360) 691-7719
    20.2 K-2 402
  • Granite Falls Crossroads High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 164 students
    20.3 miles
    205 North Alder Avenue
    Granite Falls, WA 98252
    (360) 283-4012
    20.3 9-12 164
  • Granite Falls Granite Falls Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 399 students
    20.3 miles
    405 North Alder Ave
    Granite Falls, WA 98252
    (360) 691-7710
    20.3 6-8 399

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