Pathfinder K-8 School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (206)252-9710
  • Pathfinder K-8 School serves 506 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the WA average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • Pathfinder K-8 School operates within the Seattle School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 506 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades KG-8
Total Students506 students
Pathfinder K-8 School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender %Pathfinder K-8 School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Pathfinder K-8 School Total Teachers (1998-2015)
Students by GradePathfinder K-8 School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
Pathfinder K-8 School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Pathfinder K-8 School American Indian Students (1994-2014)
Asian
7%
7%
Pathfinder K-8 School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
11%
22%
Pathfinder K-8 School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
5%
4%
Pathfinder K-8 School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
66%
57%
Pathfinder K-8 School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Pathfinder K-8 School Hawaiian Students (2011-2013)
Two or more races
11%
7%
Pathfinder K-8 School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPathfinder K-8 School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownWA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.540.62
Pathfinder K-8 School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
39%
Pathfinder K-8 School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Pathfinder K-8 School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2015)

District Comparison

  • Seattle School District's student population of 52,096 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,976 is higher than the state average of $11,994. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,387 is higher than the state average of $10,499. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District NameSeattle School District
Number of Schools
Managed
103
4
Number of Students Managed52,096923
Seattle School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$657 MM$12 MM
Seattle School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$729 MM$11 MM
Seattle School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,976$11,994
Seattle School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,387$10,499
Seattle School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  9/1/2008
A terrific school! Incredible parent involvement. Lousy building.
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