Wade King Elementary School

2155 Yew Street Rd
Bellingham, WA 98229
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Wade King Elementary School serves 411 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Wade King Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (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 64% (which is higher 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 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Wade King Elementary School's student population of 411 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students411 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Wade King Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Wade King Elementary School is 0.41, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#655 out of 2039 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
6%
8%
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Hispanic
9%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
76%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
8%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.410.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBellingham School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wade King Elementary School is Sehome High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Kulshan Middle School (1.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bellingham Kulshan Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 587 students
    1.8 miles
    1250 Kenoyer Dr
    Bellingham, WA 98229
    (360) 676-4886
    1.8 6-8 587
  • Bellingham Sehome High School Math: 76% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,175 student
    1.9 miles
    2700 Bill Mcdonald Pkwy
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 676-6481
    1.9 9-12 1,175
  • Bellingham Carl Cozier Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 319 students
    2.0 miles
    1330 Lincoln St
    Bellingham, WA 98229
    (360) 676-6410
    2 PK-5 319
  • Bellingham Happy Valley Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 439 students
    2.0 miles
    1041 24th St
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 676-6420
    2 PK-5 439
  • Bellingham Bellingham Family Partnership Program Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 72 students
    2.4 miles
    1409 18th St
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 676-6424
    2.4 K-12 72

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