Great Northern Elementary School

  • Great Northern Elementary School serves 53 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (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 50-59% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Great Northern Elementary 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Great Northern Elementary School's student population of 53 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students53 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Great Northern Elementary School 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Great Northern Elementary School is 0.16, 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 School Rank#1288 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:118:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
82%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
8%
Diversity Score0.160.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
36%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreat Northern School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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