Northgate Elementary School

  • Northgate Elementary School serves 281 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Northgate Elementary School's student population of 281 students has grown by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northgate Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northgate Elementary School is 0.75, which is more 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#1662 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Northgate Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northgate Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
38%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Northgate Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
24%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Northgate Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
18%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Northgate Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
11%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northgate Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.750.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northgate Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northgate Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSeattle Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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