Sifton Elementary School

  • Sifton Elementary School serves 481 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Sifton Elementary School's student population of 481 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students481 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sifton Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sifton Elementary School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1595 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sifton 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sifton 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sifton Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
28%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sifton Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sifton Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
61%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sifton Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Sifton Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sifton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.550.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sifton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sifton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEvergreen (Clark) School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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