Martin Sortun Elementary School

  • Martin Sortun Elementary School serves 658 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Martin Sortun Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Martin Sortun Elementary School's student population of 658 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students658 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Martin Sortun Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 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 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#345 out of 2039 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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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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Diversity Score0.760.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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