Seattle School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 109 public schools serving 54,552 students in Seattle School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Washington.
Public Schools in Seattle School District have an average math proficiency score of 64% (versus the Washington public school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 61% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Seattle School District are Cascadia Elementary School, Decatur Elementary School and Mcdonald International School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Seattle School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Washington.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the Washington public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Seattle School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Washington for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Seattle School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WA)
# Schools
109 Schools
2,435 Schools
# Students
54,552 Students
1,115,276 Students
# Teachers
3,146 Teachers
60,332 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Seattle School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 305 school districts in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 76% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WA)
Overall District Rank
#22 out of 306 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Seattle   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Seattle   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Seattle   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
83%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Seattle   School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.72
0.64
# American Indian Students
292 Students
15,564 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
2%
# Asian Students
7,686 Students
85,277 Students
% Asian Students
14%
8%
# Hispanic Students
6,574 Students
257,522 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
23%
# Black Students
8,114 Students
48,223 Students
% Black Students
15%
4%
# White Students
25,762 Students
601,477 Students
% White Students
47%
54%
# Hawaiian Students
242 Students
12,086 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
5,882 Students
88,874 Students
% of Two or more races Students
11%
8%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
824
15,751
# Students in K Grade:
4,640
81,202
# Students in 1st Grade:
4,634
83,119
# Students in 2nd Grade:
4,630
83,362
# Students in 3rd Grade:
4,686
85,777
# Students in 4th Grade:
4,575
87,538
# Students in 5th Grade:
4,512
86,850
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,867
84,497
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,808
82,499
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,619
82,140
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,671
83,832
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,536
82,736
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,488
83,658
# Students in 12th Grade:
4,062
92,315
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,114 is higher than the state median of $17,034. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,247 is higher than the state median of $17,238. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (WA)
Total Revenue
$1,043 MM
$13 MM
This chart display total revenue of Seattle   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$995 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Seattle   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$19,114
$17,034
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Seattle   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,247
$17,238
This chart display average spending per public school student in Seattle   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Seattle School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cascadia Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(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.
Mcdonald International School
Math: 86% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
144 Ne 54th St
Seattle, WA 98105
(206) 252-2900
Grades: K-5
| 464 students
Rank: #44.
Frantz Coe Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2424 7 Av W
Seattle, WA 98119
(206) 252-2000
Grades: K-5
| 560 students
Rank: #55.
Lawton Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4000 27 Av W
Seattle, WA 98199
(206) 252-2130
Grades: K-5
| 453 students
Rank: #66.
View Ridge Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7047 50 Av Ne
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 252-5600
Grades: PK-5
| 550 students
Rank: #77.
Hamilton International Middle School
Math: 81% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1610 N 41 St
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 252-5810
Grades: 6-8
| 986 students
Rank: #88.
Greenwood Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
144 Nw 80 St
Seattle, WA 98117
(206) 252-1400
Grades: PK-5
| 361 students
Rank: #99.
Fairmount Park Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3800 Sw Findlay St
Seattle, WA 98126
(206) 252-9290
Grades: PK-5
| 545 students
Rank: #1010.
West Woodland Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5601 4 Av Nw
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 252-1600
Grades: K-5
| 566 students
Rank: #1111.
Wedgwood Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2720 Ne 85 St
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 252-5670
Grades: K-5
| 485 students
Rank: #12 - 1412. - 14.
B F Day Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3921 Linden Av N
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 252-6010
Grades: PK-5
| 283 students
Rank: #12 - 1412. - 14.
Mcgilvra Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(3)
1617 38 Av E
Seattle, WA 98112
(206) 252-3160
Grades: K-5
| 242 students
Rank: #12 - 1412. - 14.
Montlake Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2409 22 Av E
Seattle, WA 98112
(206) 252-3300
Grades: K-5
| 269 students
Rank: #1515.
Bryant Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
3311 Ne 60 St
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 252-5200
Grades: K-5
| 585 students
Rank: #1616.
Ballard High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(5)
1418 Nw 65 St
Seattle, WA 98117
(206) 252-1000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,930 students
Rank: #1717.
John Stanford International School
Math: 83% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4057 5 Av Ne
Seattle, WA 98105
(206) 252-6080
Grades: K-5
| 452 students
Rank: #1818.
Genesee Hill Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5013 Sw Dakota Street
Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 252-9700
Grades: K-5
| 718 students
Rank: #1919.
John Hay Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
201 Garfield St
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 252-2100
Grades: K-5
| 491 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Loyal Heights Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
520 Ne Ravenna Blvd
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 252-1500
Grades: K-5
| 398 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
North Beach Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9018 24 Av Nw
Seattle, WA 98117
(206) 252-1510
Grades: PK-5
| 338 students
Rank: #2222.
Thornton Creek Elementary School
Alternative School
Math: 75% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7712 40th Ave Ne
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 252-5300
Grades: PK-5
| 533 students
Rank: #2323.
Roosevelt High School
Math: 68% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1410 Ne 66 St
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 252-4810
Grades: 9-12
| 1,867 students
Rank: #2424.
Catharine Blaine K-8 School
Math: 77% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2550 34 Av W
Seattle, WA 98199
(206) 252-1920
Grades: K-8
| 782 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Eckstein Middle School
Math: 74% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3003 Ne 75 St
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 252-5010
Grades: 6-8
| 965 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Whitman Middle School
Math: 74% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9201 15 Av Nw
Seattle, WA 98117
(206) 252-1200
Grades: 6-8
| 566 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Hazel Wolf K-8
Math: 72% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11530 12th Ave. Ne
Seattle, WA 98125
(206) 252-4500
Grades: K-8
| 736 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Queen Anne Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
411 Boston St.
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 252-2480
Grades: K-5
| 352 students
Rank: #2929.
Garfield High School
Math: 69% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
400 23 Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 252-2270
Grades: 9-12
| 1,857 students
Rank: #3030.
Ingraham High School
Math: 67% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
1819 N 135 St
Seattle, WA 98133
(206) 252-3880
Grades: 9-12
| 1,387 students
Rank: #3131.
Daniel Bagley Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7821 Stone Av N
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 252-5110
Grades: K-5
| 425 students
Rank: #3232.
Adams Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6110 28 Av Nw
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 252-1300
Grades: K-5
| 551 students
Rank: #3333.
Madison Middle School
Math: 72% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3429 45th Ave Sw
Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 252-9200
Grades: 6-8
| 881 students
Rank: #3434.
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2401 S Irving St
Seattle, WA 98144
(206) 252-2800
Grades: PK-5
| 560 students
Rank: #3535.
Mcclure Middle School
Math: 71% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1915 1 Av W
Seattle, WA 98119
(206) 252-1900
Grades: 6-8
| 540 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Seattle
  • 2445 3RD AVE S, SEATTLE, WA, 98134-1165
  • (206) 252-0010
  • seattleschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 54,552 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 83% (Btm 50% in WA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72

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