Star Lake Elementary School

  • Star Lake Elementary School serves 430 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (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 41% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Star Lake 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46%.

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School Overview

  • Star Lake Elementary School's student population of 430 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students430 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Star Lake Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,028 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Star Lake Elementary School is 0.81, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1763 out of 2028 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Star Lake 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)
41%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
12%
8%
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Hispanic
29%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Star Lake Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
16%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Star Lake Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
22%
54%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
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Two or more races
17%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Star Lake Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.810.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Star Lake 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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFederal Way School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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