1035 - 244th Ave Ne
Sammamish, WA 98074
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Rachel Carson Elementary School serves 488 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Rachel Carson Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 88% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 49% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 488 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 88% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Rachel Carson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Rachel Carson Elementary School's student population of 488 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
488 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Rachel Carson Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Rachel Carson Elementary School is 0.64, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#26 out of 2052 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
45%
8%
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Hispanic
5%
25%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
39%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
10%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
1%
7%
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 488 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 88% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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