Nautilus K-8 School

  • Nautilus K-8 School serves 543 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Nautilus K-8 School placed in the bottom 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 18:1 is equal to the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46%.

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School Overview

  • Nautilus K-8 School's student population of 543 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students543 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nautilus K-8 School is ranked within the bottom 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 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nautilus K-8 School is 0.76, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1090 out of 2028 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
8%
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Hispanic
30%
23%
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Black
9%
4%
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White
35%
54%
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Hawaiian
5%
1%
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Two or more races
13%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nautilus K-8 School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.760.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFederal Way School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Good school, great hard working teachers, like all schools they are budget constrained as it pertains to extra curriculars. They have a great after school math club. Parental involvement seems higher that average.
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