Melvin G Syre Elementary School

  • Melvin G Syre Elementary School serves 540 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (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 81% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Melvin G Syre Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) 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

  • Melvin G Syre Elementary School's student population of 540 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students540 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Melvin G Syre Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Melvin G Syre Elementary School is 0.53, which is less 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#128 out of 2039 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
23%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
67%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
14%
8%
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Diversity Score0.530.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShoreline School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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