Independent Scholar

  • Independent Scholar serves 64 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21-39% (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 40-49% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Independent Scholar's student population of 64 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students64 students
This chart display total students of Independent Scholar by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Independent Scholar
Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Independent Scholar by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Independent Scholar by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1857 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Independent Scholar 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)40-49%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Independent Scholar 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 Ratio32:119:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Independent Scholar and the public school average student teacher ratio of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
5%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Independent Scholar and percentage of American Indian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Independent Scholar and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Independent Scholar 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 Independent Scholar and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
93%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Independent Scholar and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
8%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Independent Scholar.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.130.41
This chart display the diversity score of Independent Scholar and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate<50%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Independent Scholar and public school graduation rate of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Independent Scholar 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
15%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Independent Scholar 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 NameRiverside School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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