Thornton Creek Elementary School
Thornton Creek Elementary School serves 533 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Thornton Creek Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).
Thornton Creek Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Thornton Creek Elementary School's student population of 533 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Thornton Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Thornton Creek Elementary School is 0.43, 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 Data
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#123 out of 2052 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education
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