James Sales Elementary School

  • James Sales Elementary School serves 478 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (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 51% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • James Sales Elementary School's student population of 478 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students478 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Sales Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Sales Elementary School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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#1332 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
33%
23%
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Black
12%
4%
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White
29%
55%
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Hawaiian
6%
1%
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Two or more races
18%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James Sales Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.760.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFranklin Pierce School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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