Sifton Elementary School

7301 Ne 137th Avenue
Vancouver, WA 98682
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Sifton Elementary School serves 480 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Sifton 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sifton Elementary School's student population of 480 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Sifton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 diversity score of Sifton Elementary School is 0.59, 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
#1769 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
4%
8%
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Hispanic
30%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
56%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
8%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.590.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEvergreen School District (Clark) School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sifton Elementary School is Heritage High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is 49th Street Academy (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is York Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Vancouver Heritage High School Math: 25% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,753 student
    0.5 miles
    7825 Ne 130th Avenue
    Vancouver, WA 98682
    (360) 604-3400
    0.5 9-12 1,753
  • Vancouver York Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 518 students
    1.2 miles
    9301 Ne 152nd Avenue
    Vancouver, WA 98682
    (360) 604-3975
    1.2 PK-5 518
  • Vancouver 49th Street Academy Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 101 students
    1.4 miles
    14619b Ne 49th Street
    Vancouver, WA 98682
    (360) 604-6700
    1.4 K-12 101
  • Vancouver Burnt Bridge Creek Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 480 students
    1.4 miles
    14619a Ne 49th Street
    Vancouver, WA 98682
    (360) 604-6750
    1.4 PK-5 480
  • Vancouver Frontier Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 810 students
    1.4 miles
    7600 Ne 166th Avenue
    Vancouver, WA 98682
    (360) 604-3200
    1.4 6-8 810

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