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For the 2021 school year, there are 187 public schools serving 91,069 students in Seattle, WA. Seattle has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Washington.
The top ranked public schools in Seattle, WA are Cascadia Elementary School, Decatur Elementary School and Raisbeck Aviation High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Seattle, WA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the Washington public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 61% statewide average). Schools in Seattle have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Washington public schools.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the Washington public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Seattle, WA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Cascadia Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1700 N 90th Street
    Seattle, WA 98115
    (206) 252-5914

    Grades: K-5 | 525 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Decatur Elementary School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    7711 43rd Ave Ne
    Seattle, WA 98115
    (206) 252-3230

    Grades: K-5 | 242 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Raisbeck Aviation High School Alternative School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    9229 East Marginal Way S
    Seattle, WA 98108
    (206) 631-7200

    Grades: 9-12 | 410 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Mcdonald International School Math: 88% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    144 Ne 54th St
    Seattle, WA 98105
    (206) 252-2900

    Grades: K-5 | 464 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Fairmount Park Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3800 Sw Findlay St
    Seattle, WA 98126
    (206) 252-9290

    Grades: PK-5 | 545 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Hamilton International Middle School Math: 84% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1610 N 41 St
    Seattle, WA 98103
    (206) 252-5810

    Grades: 6-8 | 986 students
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Mcgilvra Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1617 38 Av E
    Seattle, WA 98112
    (206) 252-3160

    Grades: K-5 | 242 students
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Wedgwood Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2720 Ne 85 St
    Seattle, WA 98115
    (206) 252-5670

    Grades: K-5 | 485 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Lawton Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4000 27 Av W
    Seattle, WA 98199
    (206) 252-2130

    Grades: K-5 | 453 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Brookside Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    17447 37th Avenue N.e.
    Seattle, WA 98155
    (206) 393-4140

    Grades: K-6 | 504 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Bryant Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3311 Ne 60 St
    Seattle, WA 98115
    (206) 252-5200

    Grades: K-5 | 585 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    John Stanford International School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4057 5 Av Ne
    Seattle, WA 98105
    (206) 252-6080

    Grades: K-5 | 452 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    North Beach Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    9018 24 Av Nw
    Seattle, WA 98117
    (206) 252-1510

    Grades: PK-5 | 338 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Frantz Coe Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2424 7 Av W
    Seattle, WA 98119
    (206) 252-2000

    Grades: K-5 | 560 students
  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Ballard High School Math: 72% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1418 Nw 65 St
    Seattle, WA 98117
    (206) 252-1000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,930 student
  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Thornton Creek Elementary School Alternative School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7712 40th Ave Ne
    Seattle, WA 98115
    (206) 252-5300

    Grades: PK-5 | 533 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    View Ridge Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7047 50 Av Ne
    Seattle, WA 98115
    (206) 252-5600

    Grades: PK-5 | 550 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Eckstein Middle School Math: 77% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3003 Ne 75 St
    Seattle, WA 98115
    (206) 252-5010

    Grades: 6-8 | 965 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    B F Day Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3921 Linden Av N
    Seattle, WA 98103
    (206) 252-6010

    Grades: PK-5 | 283 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    John Hay Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    201 Garfield St
    Seattle, WA 98109
    (206) 252-2100

    Grades: K-5 | 491 students
  • Rank: #21-2321.- 23.
    Loyal Heights Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    520 Ne Ravenna Blvd
    Seattle, WA 98115
    (206) 252-1500

    Grades: K-5 | 398 students
  • Rank: #21-2321.- 23.
    Montlake Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2409 22 Av E
    Seattle, WA 98112
    (206) 252-3300

    Grades: K-5 | 269 students
  • Rank: #21-2321.- 23.
    Roosevelt High School Math: 70% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1410 Ne 66 St
    Seattle, WA 98115
    (206) 252-4810

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,867 student
  • Rank: #2424.
    West Woodland Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5601 4 Av Nw
    Seattle, WA 98107
    (206) 252-1600

    Grades: K-5 | 566 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Thurgood Marshall Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2401 S Irving St
    Seattle, WA 98144
    (206) 252-2800

    Grades: PK-5 | 560 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Meridian Park Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    17077 Meridian Avenue N.
    Seattle, WA 98133
    (206) 393-4251

    Grades: K-6 | 745 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Catharine Blaine K-8 School Math: 81% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2550 34 Av W
    Seattle, WA 98199
    (206) 252-1920

    Grades: K-8 | 782 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Melvin G Syre Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    19545 12th Avenue N.w.
    Seattle, WA 98177
    (206) 393-4165

    Grades: K-6 | 540 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Mcclure Middle School Math: 77% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1915 1 Av W
    Seattle, WA 98119
    (206) 252-1900

    Grades: 6-8 | 540 students
  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Cascade K-8 Community School Alternative School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2800 Ne 200th
    Seattle, WA 98155
    (206) 393-4180

    Grades: K-8 | 224 students
  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Daniel Bagley Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    7821 Stone Av N
    Seattle, WA 98103
    (206) 252-5110

    Grades: K-5 | 425 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Jane Addams Middle School Math: 76% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    11051 34th Ave. Ne
    Seattle, WA 98125
    (206) 252-4500

    Grades: 6-8 | 913 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Choice Academy Alternative School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    18367 8th Ave S
    Seattle, WA 98148
    (206) 631-7630

    Grades: 7-12 | 165 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Hazel Wolf K-8 Math: 77% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    11530 12th Ave. Ne
    Seattle, WA 98125
    (206) 252-4500

    Grades: K-8 | 736 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Garfield High School Math: 67% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    400 23 Ave
    Seattle, WA 98122
    (206) 252-2270

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,857 student
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