Gess Elementary School

  • Gess Elementary School serves 338 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Gess Elementary School's student population of 338 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gess Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gess Elementary School is 0.19, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#1429 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
5%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
90%
55%
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Two or more races
5%
8%
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Diversity Score0.19n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChewelah School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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