Rainier Valley Leadership Academy

3900 S. Holly Park Drive
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Rainier Valley Leadership Academy serves 102 students in grades 6.
Rainier Valley Leadership Academy 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 30-34% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

School Overview

School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6
Total Students102 students
Gender % This chart display gender of Rainier Valley Leadership Academy
Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers

School Comparison

Rainier Valley Leadership Academy 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 Rainier Valley Leadership Academy is 0.44, which is less 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 1985-1986 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1847 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
51%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
61%
Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
American Indian
1%
2%
Asian
3%
8%
Hispanic
7%
23%
Black
74%
4%
White
12%
54%
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
8%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rainier Valley Leadership Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score
0.440.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
36%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreen Dot Public Schools Rainier Valley School District
Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Rainier Valley Leadership Academy is South Lake High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Aki Kurose Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wing Luke Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Seattle Wing Luke Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 337 students
    0.3 miles
    3701 S Kenyon St
    Seattle, WA 98118
    (206) 252-7630
    0.3 K-5 337
  • Seattle Van Asselt Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 420 students
    0.6 miles
    8311 Beacon Av S
    Seattle, WA 98108
    (206) 252-7500
    0.6 K-5 420
  • Seattle Aki Kurose Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 684 students
    0.7 miles
    3928 S Graham St
    Seattle, WA 98118
    (206) 252-7700
    0.7 6-8 684
  • Seattle Dunlap Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 291 students
    0.8 miles
    4525 S Cloverdale St
    Seattle, WA 98118
    (206) 252-7000
    0.8 PK-5 291
  • Seattle Graham Hill Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 358 students
    0.9 miles
    5149 S Graham St
    Seattle, WA 98118
    (206) 252-7140
    0.9 PK-5 358

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