Firwood

  • Firwood serves 38 students in grades 4-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Firwood placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Firwood's student population of 38 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12
Total Students38 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Firwood is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,028 schools in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Firwood is 0.60, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1261 out of 2028 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:119:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
23%
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Black
14%
4%
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White
61%
55%
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Two or more races
7%
8%
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Diversity Score0.600.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClover Park School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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