34515 N. Newport Highway
Chattaroy, WA 99003
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Independent Scholar serves 165 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Independent Scholar 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Washington state average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 165 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in WA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Independent Scholar's student population of 165 students has grown by 157% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
165 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
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School Rankings

Independent Scholar is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Independent Scholar is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1709 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
16:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
8%
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Hispanic
3%
25%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
90%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 165 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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