Stephen Decatur Elementary School

7711 43rd Ave Ne
Seattle, WA 98115
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Top 1%
Serving 200 students in grades 1-5, Stephen Decatur Elementary School ranks in the top 1% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 50% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 200 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • : Top 1% in WA
  • : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Stephen Decatur Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Stephen Decatur Elementary School's student population of 200 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
Total Students
200 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Stephen Decatur Elementary School ranks within the top 1% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Stephen Decatur Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (WA)
#4 out of 2052 schools
(Top 1%)
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(18-19)
≥95%
50%
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(18-19)
≥95%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
32%
9%
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Hispanic
7%
25%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
40%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
20%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Stephen Decatur Elementary School's ranking?
Stephen Decatur Elementary School is ranked #4 out of 2,052 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Washington.
What schools are Stephen Decatur Elementary School often compared to?
Stephen Decatur Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cascadia Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≥95% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 50% WA state average), while ≥95% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 61% WA state average).
How many students attend Stephen Decatur Elementary School?
200 students attend Stephen Decatur Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Stephen Decatur Elementary School students are White, 32% of students are Asian, 20% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Stephen Decatur Elementary School?
Stephen Decatur Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Washington state average of 16:1.
What grades does Stephen Decatur Elementary School offer ?
Stephen Decatur Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 1-5
What school district is Stephen Decatur Elementary School part of?
Stephen Decatur Elementary School is part of Seattle School District No. 1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 200 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • : Top 1%
  • : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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