Katherine G. Johnson Elementary School

16720 Waller Rd E
Tacoma, WA 98446
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Top 30%
Serving 469 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Katherine G. Johnson Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 53%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Washington state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 469 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : Top 30% in WA
  • : 57% (Top 20%)
  • : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Katherine G. Johnson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Katherine G. Johnson Elementary School's student population of 469 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
469 students
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Katherine G. Johnson Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 2,113 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Katherine G. Johnson Elementary School is 0.81, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (WA)
#514 out of 2113 schools
(Top 30%)
57%
40%
57%
53%
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
16:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
8%
9%
Hispanic
20%
25%
Black
15%
5%
White
30%
50%
Hawaiian
9%
1%
Two or more races
17%
9%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Katherine G. Johnson Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
0.81
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
36%
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Katherine G. Johnson Elementary School's ranking?
Katherine G. Johnson Elementary School is ranked #514 out of 2,113 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Washington.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
57% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% WA state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% WA state average).
How many students attend Katherine G. Johnson Elementary School?
469 students attend Katherine G. Johnson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
30% of Katherine G. Johnson Elementary School students are White, 20% of students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Two or more races, 15% of students are Black, 9% of students are Hawaiian, 8% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Katherine G. Johnson Elementary School?
Katherine G. Johnson Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Washington state average of 16:1.
What grades does Katherine G. Johnson Elementary School offer ?
Katherine G. Johnson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Katherine G. Johnson Elementary School part of?
Katherine G. Johnson Elementary School is part of Bethel School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 469 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 57% (Top 20%)
  • : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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