Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way

1310 Sw 325th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way serves 428 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way 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 38% (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 43% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way's student population of 428 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students428 students
This chart display total students of Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way by grade.

School Comparison

Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way 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 Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way is 0.80, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1632 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way and the public school average student teacher ratio of Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way and percentage of American Indian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
29%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
24%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
19%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
7%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
13%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way 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 Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score
0.800.64
This chart display the diversity score of Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way 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
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way 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 NameFederal Way School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way is Tafa At Saghalie (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lakota Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Olympic View Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Federal Way Olympic View Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 449 students
    0.7 miles
    2626 Sw 327th St
    Federal Way, WA 98023
    (253) 945-3500
    0.7 PK-5 449
  • Federal Way Lakota Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 782 students
    0.8 miles
    1415 Sw 314th St
    Federal Way, WA 98023
    (253) 945-4800
    0.8 6-8 782
  • Federal Way Tafa At Saghalie Magnet School
    Math: 29% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 695 students
    0.8 miles
    33914 19th Ave Sw
    Federal Way, WA 98023
    (253) 945-5000
    0.8 6-12 695
  • Federal Way Decatur High School Math: 26% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,403 student
    0.9 miles
    2800 Sw 320th St
    Federal Way, WA 98023
    (253) 945-5200
    0.9 9-12 1,403
  • Federal Way Sherwood Forest Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 452 students
    1.2 miles
    34600 12th Av Sw
    Federal Way, WA 98023
    (253) 945-3800
    1.2 PK-5 452

School Reviews

Review Silver Lake Elementary School - Federal Way. 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

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
While reading, writing, and arithmetic are the foundation of a child's education, financial literacy is growing in importance as well. Learn about public schools that are teaching financial literacy to their students.
Learn about how public schools are implementing new forms of physical education instruction, which range from yoga classes to even online gym courses.
Beyond tests and homework, some public school students face greater challenges, including the uncertainty of where they will sleep each night. Learn about the increase in homeless students and what public schools are doing to meet the challenge.