Mattawa Elementary School

  • Mattawa Elementary School serves 427 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Mattawa Elementary School's student population of 427 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students427 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Mattawa Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Mattawa Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mattawa Elementary School is 0.11, which is less 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#1778 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mattawa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mattawa 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 Ratio18:119:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Mattawa Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Mattawa Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Mattawa Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 1997-98 school year data.
Hispanic
94%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mattawa Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
5%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mattawa Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mattawa Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.110.41
This chart display the diversity score of Mattawa Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mattawa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWahluke School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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