Samish Elementary School

  • Samish Elementary School serves 171 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Samish Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Samish Elementary School's student population of 171 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students171 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Samish Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Samish Elementary School is 0.23, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank#1013 out of 2039 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
11%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
86%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
8%
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Diversity Score0.230.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSedro-Woolley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sedro Woolley Evergreen Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 568 students
    4.9 miles
    1007 Mcgargile Road
    Sedro Woolley, WA 98284
    (360) 856-6386
    4.9 K-6 568
  • Sedro Woolley Cascade Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 645 students
    5.1 miles
    201 N. Township
    Sedro Woolley, WA 98284
    (360) 855-3520
    5.1 7-8 645
  • Mount Vernon Good Beginnings Center Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 59 students
    5.5 miles
    780 Cook Rd
    Mount Vernon, WA 98273
    (360) 855-3565
    5.5 PK 59
  • Sedro Woolley Connections Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    5.7 miles
    24828 Turning Point Court
    Sedro Woolley, WA 98284
    (360) 855-3500
    5.7 9-12 n/a
  • Sedro Woolley State Street High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 179 students
    5.7 miles
    800 State Street
    Sedro Woolley, WA 98284
    (360) 855-3550
    5.7 9-12 179

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