East Olympia Elementary School

8700 Rich Road
Olympia, WA 98501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 517 students in grades Kindergarten-6, East Olympia Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 517 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Top 30% in WA
  • : 64% (Top 10%)
  • : 70% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

East Olympia Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

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School Overview

East Olympia Elementary School's student population of 517 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
517 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

East Olympia Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of East Olympia Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
#444 out of 2052 schools
(Top 30%)
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(18-19)
64%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of East Olympia 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 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
70%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of East Olympia 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
21%
25%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
66%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is East Olympia Elementary School's ranking?
East Olympia Elementary School is ranked #444 out of 2,052 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Washington.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 50% WA state average), while 70% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 61% WA state average).
How many students attend East Olympia Elementary School?
517 students attend East Olympia Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of East Olympia Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of East Olympia Elementary School?
East Olympia Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is equal to the Washington state average of 16:1.
What grades does East Olympia Elementary School offer ?
East Olympia Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is East Olympia Elementary School part of?
East Olympia Elementary School is part of Tumwater School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 517 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 64% (Top 10%)
  • : 70% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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