Top 10 Best Public Schools in Washington (2021)

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The top ranked public schools in Washington state are listed below (2021).
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Washington is 51%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 61%.
The top ranked public schools in Washington are Challenge Elementary School, Cascadia Elementary School and Libby Center. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Mercer Island, Sammamish and Redmond.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Washington (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Challenge Elementary SchoolAlternative School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-65409 228th St Sw
    Mountlake TerraceWA 98043
    (425) 431-7157

  • Rank: #22.
    Cascadia Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 98% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: 98% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-51700 N 90th Street
    SeattleWA 98115
    (206) 252-5914

  • Rank: #33.
    Libby CenterSpecial Education School
    Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 97% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: 97% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-82900 E 1st Ave
    SpokaneWA 99202
    (509) 354-7500

  • Rank: #4-64.-6.
    Decatur Elementary SchoolMath: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: ≥95% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-57711 43rd Ave Ne
    SeattleWA 98115
    (206) 252-3230

  • Rank: #4-64.-6.
    Stella ScholaAlternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: ≥95% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-813505 Ne 75th Street
    RedmondWA 98052
    (425) 936-2475

  • Rank: #4-64.-6.
    Tesla Stem High SchoolAlternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: ≥95% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-124301 228th Ave Ne
    RedmondWA 98053
    (425) 936-2770

  • Rank: #77.
    International Community SchoolAlternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: 95% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 95% (Top 1%) Reading: 98% (Top 1%)Math: 95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-1211133 Ne 65th St
    KirklandWA 98033
    (425) 936-2380

  • Rank: #88.
    Raisbeck Aviation High SchoolAlternative School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-129229 East Marginal Way S
    SeattleWA 98108
    (206) 631-7200

  • Rank: #99.
    Cedar Wood Elementary SchoolMath: 93% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 93% (Top 1%) Reading: 95% (Top 1%)Math: 93% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-53414 168th St. Se
    BothellWA 98012
    (425) 385-7700

  • Rank: #1010.
    Medina Elementary SchoolMath: 92% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 92% (Top 1%) Reading: 95% (Top 1%)Math: 92% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-58001 Ne 8th St.
    MedinaWA 98039
    (425) 456-5400

  • Rank: #1111.
    Northstar Middle SchoolAlternative School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: ≥95% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-810903 Ne 53rd St
    KirklandWA 98033
    (425) 936-1760

  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.
    Capt Johnston Blakely Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-44704 Blakely Ave Ne
    Bainbridge IslandWA 98110
    (206) 842-4752

  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.
    Issaquah High SchoolMath: 96% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 96% (Top 1%) Reading: 91% (Top 5%)Math: 96% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 91% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12700 2nd Ave Se
    IssaquahWA 98027
    (425) 837-6000

  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.
    Sunrise Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-514075 172 Av Ne
    RedmondWA 98052
    (425) 408-5300

  • Rank: #1515.
    Cherry Crest Elementary SchoolMath: 91% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: 93% (Top 1%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-512400 N.e. 32nd St.
    BellevueWA 98005
    (425) 456-4900

  • Rank: #1616.
    Mcdonald International SchoolMath: 88% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 88% (Top 5%) Reading: 92% (Top 1%)Math: 88% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-5144 Ne 54th St
    SeattleWA 98105
    (206) 252-2900

  • Rank: #1717.
    Mercer Island High SchoolMath: 86% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 86% (Top 5%) Reading: 95% (Top 1%)Math: 86% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-129100 Se 42nd
    Mercer IslandWA 98040
    (206) 236-3345

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Lakeridge Elementary SchoolMath: 89% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 89% (Top 1%) Reading: 91% (Top 5%)Math: 89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 91% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-58215 Se 78th
    Mercer IslandWA 98040
    (206) 236-3415

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Rosa Parks Elementary SchoolMath: 89% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 89% (Top 1%) Reading: 91% (Top 5%)Math: 89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 91% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-522845 Ne Cedar Park Crescent
    RedmondWA 98053
    (425) 936-2650

  • Rank: #2020.
    Blackwell Elementary SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 92% (Top 1%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-53225 - 205th Pl Ne
    SammamishWA 98074
    (425) 936-2520

  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    Discovery SchoolAlternative School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: ≥90% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥90% (Top 5%)Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥90% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-512801 84th Ne
    KirklandWA 98034
    (425) 936-2704

  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    Explorer Community SchoolAlternative School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: ≥90% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥90% (Top 5%)Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥90% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 1-57040 208th Ne
    RedmondWA 98052
    (425) 936-2533

  • Rank: #2323.
    Somerset Elementary SchoolMath: 90% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 90% (Top 5%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-514100 Somerset Boulevard Se
    BellevueWA 98006
    (425) 456-5800

  • Rank: #2424.
    Smith Elementary SchoolMath: 91% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: 89% (Top 5%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-523305 Ne 14th St
    SammamishWA 98074
    (425) 936-2710

  • Rank: #2525.
    Alcott Elementary SchoolMath: 88% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 88% (Top 5%) Reading: 90% (Top 5%)Math: 88% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-54213 - 228th Ave Ne
    RedmondWA 98053
    (425) 936-2490

  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Bear Creek Elementary SchoolMath: 88% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 88% (Top 5%) Reading: 89% (Top 5%)Math: 88% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-518101 Avondale Rd Ne
    WoodinvilleWA 98077
    (425) 408-4100

  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Discovery Elementary SchoolMath: 88% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 88% (Top 5%) Reading: 89% (Top 5%)Math: 88% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-52300 228th Ave Se
    SammamishWA 98075
    (425) 837-4100

  • Rank: #2828.
    Wilder Elementary SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 89% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-522130 Ne 133rd
    WoodinvilleWA 98077
    (425) 936-2740

  • Rank: #2929.
    Skyline High SchoolMath: 82% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-121122 228th Ave Se
    SammamishWA 98075
    (425) 837-7702

  • Rank: #3030.
    Spiritridge Elementary SchoolMath: 88% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 88% (Top 5%) Reading: 88% (Top 5%)Math: 88% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-516401 Se 24th Street
    BellevueWA 98008
    (425) 456-5900

  • Rank: #3131.
    Bellevue High SchoolMath: 85% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85% (Top 5%) Reading: 90% (Top 5%)Math: 85% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-1210416 Wolverine Way
    BellevueWA 98004
    (425) 456-7000

  • Rank: #3232.
    Mill Creek Elementary SchoolMath: 86% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 86% (Top 5%) Reading: 89% (Top 5%)Math: 86% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-53400 148th St. Se
    BothellWA 98012
    (425) 385-6800

  • Rank: #3333.
    Fairmount Park Elementary SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 88% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-53800 Sw Findlay St
    SeattleWA 98126
    (206) 252-9290

  • Rank: #3434.
    Emerald Hills Elementary SchoolMath: 86% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 86% (Top 5%) Reading: 88% (Top 5%)Math: 86% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-519515 S Tapps Dr E
    SumnerWA 98390
    (253) 891-4750

  • Rank: #3535.
    International SchoolAlternative School
    Math: 88% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 88% (Top 5%) Reading: 87% (Top 5%)Math: 88% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-12445 128th Ave Se
    BellevueWA 98005
    (425) 456-6500

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