Washington Elementary School

3322 Dolbeer St.
Eureka, CA 95503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Washington Elementary School serves 507 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Washington Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Washington Elementary School's student population of 507 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students507 students
This chart display total students of Washington Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Washington Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Washington Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Washington Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Washington Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Washington Elementary School is 0.70, 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 (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5645 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Washington Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
39%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
50%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Washington Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
5%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Washington Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
10%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
18%
54%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
49%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
15%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washington Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.700.64
This chart display the diversity score of Washington Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEureka City Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Washington Elementary School is Glen Paul (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Catherine L. Zane Middle School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Eureka Catherine L. Zane Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 591 students
    0.8 miles
    2155 S St.
    Eureka, CA 95501
    (707) 441-2470
    0.8 6-8 591
  • Eureka Cutten Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-6 | 324 students
    0.8 miles
    4182 Walnut Dr.
    Eureka, CA 95503
    (707) 441-3900
    0.8 3-6 324
  • Eureka Glen Paul Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 109 students
    0.9 miles
    2501 Cypress Ave.
    Eureka, CA 95503
    (707) 445-7068
    0.9 K-12 109
  • Eureka Winship Middle School Math: 9% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 375 students
    0.9 miles
    2500 Cypress Ave.
    Eureka, CA 95503
    (707) 441-2487
    0.9 6-8 375
  • Eureka Zoe Barnum High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 72 students
    0.9 miles
    216 W. Harris St.
    Eureka, CA 95501
    (707) 441-2467
    0.9 10-12 72

School Reviews

Review Washington Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Summer vacation may be a time for relaxation, but being away from school may result in significant learning loss. Learn about how you can keep your child’s brain sharp this summer.
As more schools return to in-person learning, teachers and parents find themselves dealing with the trauma and stress created by the pandemic.
After more than a year of remote learning, schools are finally returning to in-person instruction but how has the pandemic changed the face of public education and what will it look like moving forward?