Panther Lake Elementary School

  • Panther Lake Elementary School serves 693 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (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 52% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Panther Lake Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Panther Lake Elementary School's student population of 693 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students693 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Panther Lake Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Panther Lake Elementary School is 0.80, 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#1013 out of 2039 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
20%
8%
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Hispanic
28%
23%
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Black
18%
4%
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White
20%
54%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
12%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Panther Lake Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.800.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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