Shorewood Elementary School

2725 Sw 116th St
Seattle, WA 98146
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Shorewood Elementary School serves 626 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Shorewood Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Rankings

Shorewood Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Shorewood Elementary School's student population of 626 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
626 students
This chart display total students of Shorewood Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Shorewood Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Shorewood Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Shorewood Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Shorewood Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Shorewood Elementary School is 0.76, which is more 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
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#750 out of 2052 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Shorewood Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Shorewood Elementary School 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)
59%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Shorewood Elementary School 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
20:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Shorewood Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Shorewood Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
20%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Shorewood Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
26%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Shorewood Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Shorewood Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
36%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Shorewood Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Shorewood Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Shorewood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Shorewood Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score
0.76
This chart display the diversity score of Shorewood Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Shorewood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shorewood 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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Shorewood Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
For far too long the American public school system has failed to address “out-of-school” factors like poverty and their impact on what happens in the classroom. As the nation continues to become increasingly diverse, many schools are adopting comprehensive approaches to education that account for the unique needs of students so that each child is prepared for their future and not just for a year-end test.
Philadelphia Public Schools Explore the Options of “Community Schools”
Philadelphia Public Schools Explore the Options of “Community Schools”
Philadelphia continues to explore the community school option as a way of maximizing resources for students. What is a community school and what are its benefits?
Post-Pandemic Tips for Public School Parents and Students
August 02, 2021
Post-Pandemic Tips for Public School Parents and Students
The 2020-21 school year was unlike any other and hopefully not one we’ll repeat anytime soon. The COVID-19 pandemic changed the face of America’s public education system and we’re still seeing the effects. In this article, we’ll explore the impact of the pandemic on America’s public schools, see how they responded, and talk about some tips for returning to in-person education this fall.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 626 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.76 (Top 10%)

Related School Videos

Quick Links