Rowena Chess Elementary School
Rowena Chess Elementary School serves 534 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Rowena Chess Elementary School 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 14% (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 16% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).
Rowena Chess Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Rowena Chess Elementary School's student population of 534 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Rowena Chess Elementary School 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 Rowena Chess Elementary School is 0.13, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2040 out of 2052 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education
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