Tukwila Elementary School

5939 S 149th St
Seattle, WA 98168
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Tukwila Elementary School serves 542 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Tukwila 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

Tukwila Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Tukwila Elementary School's student population of 542 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students542 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Tukwila Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Tukwila Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Tukwila Elementary School is 0.80, 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 Testing Rank
#1414 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
22%
8%
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Hispanic
29%
23%
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Black
22%
4%
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White
11%
54%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
13%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.800.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTukwila School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tukwila Elementary School is Foster Senior High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Showalter Middle School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Seattle Showalter Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 629 students
    0.8 miles
    4628 S 144th St
    Seattle, WA 98168
    (206) 901-7800
    0.8 6-8 629
  • Seattle Thorndyke Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 372 students
    0.9 miles
    4415 S 150th St
    Seattle, WA 98168
    (206) 901-7600
    0.9 PK-5 372
  • Seattle Foster Senior High School Math: 35% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 924 students
    1.1 miles
    4242 S 144th St
    Seattle, WA 98168
    (206) 901-7902
    1.1 9-12 924
  • Seattle Talley High School Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 314 students
    1.5 miles
    7800 S 132nd St
    Seattle, WA 98178
    (425) 204-2100
    1.5 9-12 314
  • Seattle Campbell Hill Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 453 students
    1.6 miles
    6418 S 124th St
    Seattle, WA 98178
    (425) 204-4000
    1.6 K-5 453

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