Shaw Road Elementary School

  • Shaw Road Elementary School serves 680 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Shaw Road Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

Shaw Road Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

  • Shaw Road Elementary School's student population of 680 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students680 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shaw Road Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shaw Road Elementary School is 0.51, 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#514 out of 2039 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
23%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
68%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
14%
8%
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Diversity Score0.510.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shaw Road Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePuyallup School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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