2820 S Highlands Blvd
West Richland, WA 99353
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
William Wiley Elementary School serves 534 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
William Wiley Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

William Wiley Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

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School Overview

William Wiley Elementary School's student population of 534 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
534 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

William Wiley Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of William Wiley Elementary School is 0.35, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#381 out of 2052 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
2%
8%
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Hispanic
12%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
80%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 534 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35 (Btm 50%)

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