Star Lake Elementary School

  • Star Lake Elementary School serves 426 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Star Lake Elementary School's student population of 426 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Star Lake Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 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 0.41. 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#1202 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Star Lake 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 Ratio16:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
7%
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Hispanic
28%
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 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year data.
White
23%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Star Lake Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
5%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Star Lake 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
17%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.810.41
This chart display the diversity score of Star Lake Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Star Lake 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
8%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFederal Way School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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