Park Orchard Elementary School

11010 Se 232nd St
Kent, WA 98031
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Park Orchard Elementary School serves 482 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Park Orchard Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Park Orchard Elementary School's student population of 482 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students482 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Park Orchard Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Park Orchard Elementary School is 0.78, 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
#1908 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
19%
8%
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Hispanic
36%
23%
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Black
17%
4%
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White
14%
54%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
11%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.780.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Park Orchard Elementary School is Dynamic Family Services (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Meridian Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Hill Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kent Meridian Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 613 students
    0.6 miles
    23480 120th Ave Se
    Kent, WA 98031
    (253) 373-7383
    0.6 7-8 613
  • Kent East Hill Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 528 students
    0.9 miles
    9825 S 240th St
    Kent, WA 98031
    (253) 373-7455
    0.9 PK-6 528
  • Kent George T. Daniel Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 506 students
    1.0 miles
    11310 Se 248th St
    Kent, WA 98030
    (253) 373-7615
    1 PK-6 506
  • Kent Emerald Park Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 535 students
    1.1 miles
    11800 Se 216th St
    Kent, WA 98031
    (253) 373-3850
    1.1 K-6 535
  • Kent Soos Creek Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 413 students
    1.4 miles
    12651 Se 218th Place
    Kent, WA 98031
    (253) 373-7690
    1.4 PK-6 413

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