3900 S. Holly Park Drive
Seattle, WA 98118
Rating
2/
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 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 Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
102 students
Gender %
This chart display gender of Rainier Valley Leadership Academy
Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers

School Rankings

Rainier Valley Leadership Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1699 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Rainier Valley Leadership Academy, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rainier Valley Leadership Academy 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rainier Valley Leadership Academy 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
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
0.44
National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
36%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6
  • Students: 102 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44

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