Ness Elementary School

9612 E Cataldo
Spokane, WA 99206
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Ness Elementary School serves 304 students in grades 1-5.
Ness 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 45-49% (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 45-49% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Ness Elementary School's student population of 304 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Ness 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 Ness Elementary School is 0.30, 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
#1384 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
n/a
8%
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Hispanic
8%
23%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
83%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
6%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.300.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Valley School District (Spokane) School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ness Elementary School is Spokane Valley High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is West Valley City School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Spokane West Valley City School Alternative School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 223 students
    0.6 miles
    8920 E Valleyway
    Spokane, WA 99212
    (509) 921-2836
    0.6 5-8 223
  • Spokane Broadway Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 401 students
    0.8 miles
    11016 E Broadway Ave
    Spokane, WA 99206
    (509) 558-4100
    0.8 PK-5 401
  • Spokane Spokane Valley High School Alternative School
    Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 98 students
    0.8 miles
    2011 N Hutchinson
    Spokane, WA 99212
    (509) 922-5475
    0.8 9-12 98
  • Spokane Spokane Valley Transition School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 128 students
    0.8 miles
    2011 N Hutchinson Rd
    Spokane, WA 99212
    (509) 922-5475
    0.8 9-12 128
  • Spokane Spokane Valley Technical Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 13 students
    1.0 miles
    115 S University Rd
    Spokane, WA 99206
    (509) 228-5600
    1 9-12 13

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