Penny Creek Elementary School

  • Penny Creek Elementary School serves 752 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Penny Creek Elementary School's student population of 752 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students752 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Penny Creek Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Penny Creek Elementary School is 0.61, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#288 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Penny Creek 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Penny Creek 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
19%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
23%
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Black
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Penny Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
58%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Penny Creek Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Penny Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Penny Creek Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.610.41
This chart display the diversity score of Penny Creek Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Penny Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Penny Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEverett School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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