Michael T Simmons Elementary School
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).
- 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
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.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#393 out of 2052 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education
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