Ness Elementary School

  • Ness Elementary School serves 302 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (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 50-54% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Ness Elementary School's student population of 302 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students302 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ness Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ness Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1683 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
11%
23%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
80%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
7%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ness Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.350.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Valley (Spokane) School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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