Washington Elementary School

  • Washington Elementary School serves 473 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 71% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 72% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Washington Elementary School's student population of 473 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students473 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Washington Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington Elementary School is 0.46, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#357 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
23%
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Black
4%
4%
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White
72%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
10%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 WA.
Diversity Score0.460.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTacoma School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Washington Elementary School is Wilson (1.1 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Mason (0.2 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Mason (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tacoma Hoyt Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK
    0.1 miles
    2708 N Union Avenue
    Tacoma, WA 98407
    (253)571-1000
    0.1 PK n/a
  • Tacoma Mason
    Grades: 6-8 | 791 students
    0.2 miles
    3901 N 28th St
    Tacoma, WA 98407
    (253)571-7000
    0.2 6-8 791
  • Tacoma Downing
    Grades: PK-5 | 311 students
    0.9 miles
    2502 N Orchard St
    Tacoma, WA 98406
    (253)571-7133
    0.9 PK-5 311
  • Tacoma Lowell
    Grades: K-5 | 442 students
    1.0 miles
    810 Mr. Dahl Dr
    Tacoma, WA 98403
    (253)571-7200
    1.0 K-5 442
  • Tacoma Sherman
    Grades: K-5 | 425 students
    1.0 miles
    4415 N 38th St
    Tacoma, WA 98407
    (253)571-5488
    1.0 K-5 425

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