Hiawatha Elementary School

  • Hiawatha Elementary School serves 552 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (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 29% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Hiawatha Elementary School's student population of 552 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students552 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Hiawatha Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hiawatha Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hiawatha Elementary School is 0.18, 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#1856 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hiawatha Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hiawatha Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:119:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Hiawatha Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
90%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hiawatha Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hiawatha Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
10%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hiawatha Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hiawatha Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.18n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hiawatha Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hiawatha Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOthello School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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