First Place Scholars Charter School

  • First Place Scholars Charter School serves 106 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 49%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 56%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • First Place Scholars Charter 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 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Washington state average of 44%.

School Overview

  • First Place Scholars Charter School's student population of 106 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students106 students
Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of First Place Scholars Charter School by grade.

School Comparison

  • First Place Scholars Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,993 schools in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of First Place Scholars Charter School is 0.59, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)≤20%
49%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)<50%
56%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
Hispanic
19%
22%
Black
60%
4%
White
3%
56%
Hawaiian
6%
1%
Two or more races
12%
7%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in First Place Scholars Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.590.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
38%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFirst Place Scholars Charter School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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