Southgate Elementary School

3121 West 19th Avenue
Kennewick, WA 99337
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Southgate Elementary School serves 464 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Southgate 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 44% (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 49% (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 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Southgate Elementary School's student population of 464 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students464 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Southgate Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Southgate 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 Southgate Elementary School is 0.57, 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
#1445 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
1%
8%
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Hispanic
33%
23%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
57%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southgate Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score
0.570.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southgate Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKennewick School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Southgate Elementary School is Southridge High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Highlands Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kennewick Southridge High School Math: 34% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,710 student
    1.0 miles
    3320 Southridge Boulevard
    Kennewick, WA 99338
    (509) 734-3800
    1 9-12 1,710
  • Kennewick Lincoln Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 568 students
    1.1 miles
    4901 West 21st Avenue
    Kennewick, WA 99338
    (509) 222-5700
    1.1 K-5 568
  • Kennewick Westgate Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 547 students
    1.1 miles
    2514 West 4th Avenue
    Kennewick, WA 99336
    (509) 222-6300
    1.1 PK-5 547
  • Kennewick Highlands Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 812 students
    1.2 miles
    425 South Tweedt Street
    Kennewick, WA 99336
    (509) 222-6700
    1.2 6-8 812
  • Kennewick Horse Heaven Hills Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 815 students
    1.2 miles
    3500 South Vancouver Street
    Kennewick, WA 99337
    (509) 585-3260
    1.2 6-8 815

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