Fife Elementary School

5804 20th Street E
Tacoma, WA 98424
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 814 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Fife Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 53%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 814 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • : Bottom 50% in WA
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Fife Elementary School's student population of 814 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
814 students
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Fife Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,113 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Fife Elementary School is 0.82, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (WA)
#1509 out of 2113 schools
(Bottom 50%)
32%
40%
37%
53%
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
16:1
American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
11%
9%
Hispanic
24%
25%
Black
8%
5%
White
26%
50%
Hawaiian
12%
1%
Two or more races
17%
9%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fife Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
0.82
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
36%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fife Elementary School's ranking?
Fife Elementary School is ranked #1509 out of 2,113 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Washington.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
32% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% WA state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% WA state average).
How many students attend Fife Elementary School?
814 students attend Fife Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
26% of Fife Elementary School students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Two or more races, 12% of students are Hawaiian, 11% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Black, and 2% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fife Elementary School?
Fife Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Washington state average of 16:1.
What grades does Fife Elementary School offer ?
Fife Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Fife Elementary School part of?
Fife Elementary School is part of Fife School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 814 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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