Martin Sortun Elementary School

  • Martin Sortun Elementary School serves 689 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher 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 71% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Martin Sortun Elementary School's student population of 689 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students689 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Martin Sortun Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Martin Sortun 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#214 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Martin Sortun 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
33%
7%
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Hispanic
17%
23%
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Black
13%
4%
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White
29%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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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 Martin Sortun 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
41%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKent School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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