Elma School District

1235 Monte Elma Rd
Elma, WA 98541-9038
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,569 students in Elma School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Washington.
Public Schools in Elma School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Washington public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 53% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Washington public school average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (WA)
# Schools
5 Schools
2,555 Schools
# Students
1,569 Students
1,088,094 Students
# Teachers
88 Teachers
63,417 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Elma School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 307 school districts in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (WA)
#170 out of 307 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Elma   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
33%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Elma   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
47%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Elma   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
43%
49%
80-84%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Elma   School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.51
0.68
# American Indian Students
27 Students
13,580 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# Asian Students
18 Students
92,008 Students
% Asian Students
1%
9%
# Hispanic Students
390 Students
273,267 Students
% Hispanic Students
25%
25%
# Black Students
16 Students
50,542 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
1,031 Students
539,033 Students
% White Students
66%
50%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
14,335 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
86 Students
95,978 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
9%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
21
19,133
# Students in K Grade:
128
78,342
# Students in 1st Grade:
97
75,018
# Students in 2nd Grade:
103
78,975
# Students in 3rd Grade:
101
79,673
# Students in 4th Grade:
107
79,292
# Students in 5th Grade:
104
80,470
# Students in 6th Grade:
125
80,701
# Students in 7th Grade:
121
83,790
# Students in 8th Grade:
118
85,819
# Students in 9th Grade:
144
87,806
# Students in 10th Grade:
133
85,051
# Students in 11th Grade:
141
82,925
# Students in 12th Grade:
126
91,099
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,764 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,038. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,957 is less than the state median of $19,494. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (WA)
Total Revenue
$25 MM
$20,715 MM
This chart display total revenue of Elma   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$27 MM
$21,212 MM
This chart display total spending of Elma   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,764
$19,038
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Elma   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,957
$19,494
This chart display average spending per public school student in Elma   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Elma School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
East Grays Harbor High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
705 West Waldrip
Elma, WA 98541
(360) 482-5086
Grades: 9-12
| 20 students
Rank: #22.
Elma High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1011 West Main
Elma, WA 98541
(360) 482-3121
Grades: 9-12
| 494 students
Rank: #33.
Elma Elementary School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1235 Monte-elma Rd
Elma, WA 98541
(360) 482-2632
Grades: PK-5
| 661 students
Rank: #44.
Elma Middle School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
805 West Main
Elma, WA 98541
(360) 482-2237
Grades: 6-8
| 364 students
Rank: n/an/a
East Grays Harbor Open Doors
Alternative School
705 W Waldrip
Elma, WA 98541
(360) 482-5086
Grades: 9-12
| 30 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Elma School District?
Elma School District manages 5 public schools serving 1,569 students.
What is the rank of Elma School District?
Elma School District is ranked #181 out of 307 school districts in Washington (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Elma School District?
66% of Elma School District students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Elma School District?
Elma School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is equal to the Washington state average of 17:1.
What is Elma School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $16,957 is less than the state median of $19,494. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: 01-12
  • Enrollment: 1,569 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : 80-84% (Top 50% in WA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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