1205 2nd Avenue Sw
Olympia, WA 98512
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Michael T Simmons Elementary School serves 504 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Michael T Simmons 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 504 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Michael T Simmons Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Michael T Simmons Elementary School's student population of 504 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
504 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Michael T Simmons Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Michael T Simmons Elementary School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#393 out of 2052 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
8%
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Hispanic
15%
25%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
70%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
9%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 504 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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