Mill Pond Elementary School

909 Mill Rd. Se
Yelm, WA 98597
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Mill Pond Elementary School serves 456 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Mill Pond Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Mill Pond Elementary School's student population of 456 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students456 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Mill Pond Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mill Pond Elementary School is 0.56, 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 Testing Rank
#1381 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
2%
8%
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Hispanic
17%
23%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
63%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
15%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.560.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYelm School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mill Pond Elementary School is Yelm Extension School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ridgeline Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Yelm Ridgeline Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 603 students
    0.3 miles
    10605 Carter St Se
    Yelm, WA 98597
    (360) 458-1100
    0.3 6-8 603
  • Yelm Yelm Extension School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 110 students
    0.4 miles
    107 First St. N
    Yelm, WA 98597
    (360) 458-6223
    0.4 9-12 110
  • Yelm Yelm Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 667 students
    0.6 miles
    402 Yelm Ave. W
    Yelm, WA 98597
    (360) 458-3600
    0.6 6-8 667
  • Yelm Fort Stevens Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 533 students
    1.1 miles
    16525 100th Way Se
    Yelm, WA 98597
    (360) 458-4800
    1.1 PK-6 533
  • Yelm Yelm High School 12 Math: 34% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,679 student
    1.2 miles
    1315 Yelm Ave. W
    Yelm, WA 98597
    (360) 458-7777
    1.2 9-12 1,679

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