Pacific Beach Elementary School

  • Pacific Beach Elementary School serves 139 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Pacific Beach Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • Pacific Beach Elementary School's student population of 139 students has grown by 36% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students139 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pacific Beach Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,014 schools in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pacific Beach Elementary School is 0.70, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank
48%
25%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pacific Beach 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pacific Beach 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
31%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Pacific Beach Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Pacific Beach Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pacific Beach Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pacific Beach Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
42%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pacific Beach Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
16%
7%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pacific Beach Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.700.41
This chart display the diversity score of Pacific Beach Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pacific Beach Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Beach School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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