Marcus Whitman Elementary School

  • Marcus Whitman Elementary School serves 559 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (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 19:1 is equal to the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Marcus Whitman Elementary School's student population of 559 students has grown by 34% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 42% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students559 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marcus Whitman Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marcus Whitman Elementary School is 0.52, 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#993 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Marcus Whitman 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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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
29%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
63%
55%
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Two or more races
7%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Marcus Whitman Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.520.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marcus Whitman 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 NameRichland School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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