Explorer Academy

Explorer Academy serves 156 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Explorer Academy 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 30-34% (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 55-59% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Explorer Academy's student population of 156 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students156 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

Explorer Academy 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 Explorer Academy is 0.46, 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
#1436 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
1%
8%
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Hispanic
11%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
72%
54%
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Hawaiian
5%
1%
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Two or more races
8%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.460.64
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Graduation Rate
40-49%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Kitsap School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Explorer Academy is South Kitsap High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marcus Whitman Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Port Orchard Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Port Orchard East Port Orchard Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 419 students
    0.0 miles
    2649 Hoover Ave Se
    Port Orchard, WA 98366
    (360) 443-3170
    0 K-5 419
  • Port Orchard South Kitsap High School Math: 34% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,792 students
    0.9 miles
    425 Mitchell Ave
    Port Orchard, WA 98366
    (360) 874-5600
    0.9 9-12 2,792
  • Port Orchard Madrona Heights Preschool Program
    Grades: PK | 100 students
    1.2 miles
    2150 Fircrest Dr Se
    Port Orchard, WA 98366
    (360) 874-3627
    1.2 PK 100
  • Port Orchard Marcus Whitman Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 665 students
    1.2 miles
    1887 Madrona Dr Se
    Port Orchard, WA 98366
    (360) 874-6160
    1.2 6-8 665
  • Port Orchard Discovery Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 202 students
    1.3 miles
    2150 Fircrest Dr Se
    Port Orchard, WA 98366
    (360) 443-3680
    1.3 9-12 202

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