Washington Elementary School

290 Lighthouse Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 537 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Washington Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 537 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • : 71%
  • : 71%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Washington Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Washington Elementary School's student population of 537 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
537 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Washington Elementary School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
71%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
71%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
42%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
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White
47%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.60
This chart display the diversity score of Washington Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
71% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 71% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Washington Elementary School?
537 students attend Washington Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Washington Elementary School students are White, 42% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Washington Elementary School?
Washington Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Washington Elementary School offer ?
Washington Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Washington Elementary School part of?
Washington Elementary School is part of Santa Barbara Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 537 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • : 71%
  • : 71%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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