University Place Primary

  • University Place Primary serves 516 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • University Place Primary placed in the top 20% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

University Place Primary places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

  • University Place Primary's student population of 516 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students516 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • University Place Primary is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of University Place Primary is 0.67, 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#247 out of 2039 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
15%
23%
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Black
8%
4%
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White
52%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
21%
8%
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Diversity Score0.670.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in University Place Primary and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUniversity Place School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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