Meriwether Elementary School

  • Meriwether Elementary School serves 333 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (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 55-59% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Meriwether Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) 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 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Meriwether Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

  • Meriwether Elementary School's student population of 333 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students333 students
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Meriwether Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Meriwether Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,028 schools in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Meriwether Elementary School is 0.69, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#832 out of 2028 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Meriwether 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)55-59%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Meriwether 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
Asian
3%
7%
Hispanic
27%
23%
Black
7%
4%
White
46%
55%
Hawaiian
2%
1%
Two or more races
15%
8%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Meriwether Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.690.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
37%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
19%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClover Park School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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