Northwood Elementary School

4030 86th Ave Se
Mercer Island, WA 98040
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Top 10%
Serving 390 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Northwood Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 50% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 390 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Top 10% in WA
  • : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Northwood Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Northwood Elementary School's student population of 390 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Northwood Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Northwood Elementary School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
#171 out of 2052 schools
(Top 10%)
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(18-19)
75-79%
50%
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(18-19)
75-79%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
34%
9%
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Hispanic
6%
25%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
46%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
12%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.66
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Northwood Elementary School's ranking?
Northwood Elementary School is ranked #171 out of 2,052 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Washington.
What schools are Northwood Elementary School often compared to?
Northwood Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like West Mercer Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 50% WA state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 61% WA state average).
How many students attend Northwood Elementary School?
390 students attend Northwood Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Northwood Elementary School students are White, 34% of students are Asian, 12% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Northwood Elementary School?
Northwood Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Washington state average of 16:1.
What grades does Northwood Elementary School offer ?
Northwood Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Northwood Elementary School part of?
Northwood Elementary School is part of Mercer Island School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 390 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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