Newcastle Elementary School

8440 136th Ave Se
Renton, WA 98059
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Newcastle Elementary School serves 634 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Newcastle Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

Newcastle Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Newcastle Elementary School's student population of 634 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students634 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Newcastle Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Newcastle Elementary School is 0.68, 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 Testing Rank
#121 out of 2039 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
34%
8%
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Hispanic
8%
23%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
43%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
12%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.680.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Newcastle Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIssaquah School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Newcastle Elementary School is Renton Academy (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sierra Heights Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Renton Sierra Heights Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 586 students
    0.9 miles
    9901 132nd Ave Se
    Renton, WA 98059
    (425) 204-4650
    0.9 K-5 586
  • Renton Renton Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 39 students
    1.4 miles
    2607 Jones Ave S
    Renton, WA 98055
    (425) 204-2550
    1.4 K-12 39
  • Renton Hazelwood Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 658 students
    1.5 miles
    7100 116th Ave Se
    Renton, WA 98056
    (425) 204-4550
    1.5 K-5 658
  • Renton Risdon Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 818 students
    1.5 miles
    6928 116th Ave Se
    Renton, WA 98056
    (425) 204-2700
    1.5 6-8 818
  • Renton Meadow Crest Early Childhood Education Center
    Grades: PK | 337 students
    1.7 miles
    1800 Index Ave Ne
    Renton, WA 98056
    (425) 204-2200
    1.7 PK 337

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