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99%
  • Cascadia Elementary
  • 4400 Interlake Avenue N, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 686
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
92%
  • West Woodland Elementary School
  • 5601 4 Av Nw, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 520
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
90%
  • John Stanford International School
  • 4057 5 Av Ne, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 469
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
89%
  • Bryant Elementary School
  • 3311 Ne 60 St, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 589
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
88%
  • Thurgood Marshall Elementary
  • 2401 S Irving St, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 511
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
87%
  • Wedgwood Elementary School
  • 2720 Ne 85 St, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 460
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
87%
  • Mcdonald International School
  • 144 Ne 54th St, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 408
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
86%
  • Thornton Creek Elementary School
  • 7711 43 Av Ne, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 401
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
85%
  • John Hay Elementary School
  • 201 Garfield St, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 520
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
85%
  • View Ridge Elementary School
  • 7047 50 Av Ne, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 584
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
85%
  • North Beach Elementary School
  • 9018 24 Av Nw, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 300
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
83%
  • Frantz Coe Elementary School
  • 2424 7 Av W, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 502
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
83%
  • Whittier Elementary School
  • 1320 Nw 75 St, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 466
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
82%
  • Loyal Heights Elementary School
  • 2511 Nw 80 St, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 450
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
82%
  • Fairmount Park Elementary School
  • 3800 Sw Findlay St, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 384
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
82%
  • Montlake Elementary School
  • 2409 22 Av E, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 251
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
82%
  • Hamilton International Middle School
  • 4400 Interlake Ave N, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 945
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
80%
  • Mcgilvra Elementary School
  • 1617 38 Av E, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 286
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
79%
  • Eckstein Middle School
  • 3003 Ne 75 St, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 882
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
77%
  • Queen Anne Elementary
  • 411 Boston St., Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 399
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
77%
  • Laurelhurst Elementary School
  • 4530 46 Av Ne, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 422
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
77%
  • Catharine Blaine K-8 School
  • 2550 34 Av W, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 680
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
76%
  • Lafayette Elementary School
  • 2645 California Av Sw, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 505
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
75%
  • Schmitz Park Elementary School
  • 5000 Sw Spokane St, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 606
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
75%
  • Lawton Elementary School
  • 4000 27 Av W, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 419
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
75%
  • Daniel Bagley Elementary School
  • 7821 Stone Av N, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 426
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
72%
  • Greenwood Elementary School
  • 144 Nw 80 St, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 389
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
72%
  • Alki Elementary School
  • 3010 59 Av Sw, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 411
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
72%
  • Green Lake Elementary School
  • 2400 N 65 St, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 301
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
71%
  • Roosevelt High School
  • 1410 Ne 66 St, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,721
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
70%
  • Olympic Hills Elementary School
  • 13018 20 Av Ne, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 298
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
70%
  • B F Day Elementary School
  • 3921 Linden Av N, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 324
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
70%
  • Rainier View Elementary School
  • 11650 Beacon Av S, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 194
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
70%
  • Olympic View Elementary School
  • 504 Ne 95 St, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 457
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
70%
  • Salmon Bay K-8 School
  • 1810 Nw 65 St, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 673
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
70%
  • Cascade Parent Partnership Program
  • 2919 1st Avenue West, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 183
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
69%
  • Hazel Wolf K-8
  • 520 Ne Ravenna Blvd, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 713
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
69%
  • Whitman Middle School
  • 9201 15 Av Nw, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 906
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
68%
  • Jane Addams Middle School
  • 11051 34th Ave. Ne, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 728
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
68%
  • Madison Middle School
  • 3429 45 Ave Sw, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 765
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
68%
  • Mcclure Middle School
  • 1915 1 Av W, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 540
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
67%
  • Sacajawea Elementary School
  • 9501 20 Av Ne, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 266
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
67%
  • Adams Elementary School
  • 6110 28 Av Nw, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 536
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
65%
  • Mercer International Middle School
  • 1600 S Columbian Wy, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,075
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
65%
  • Stem K-8
  • 5950 Delridge Way Sw, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 354
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
65%
  • Stevens Elementary School
  • 1242 18 Av E, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 365
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
64%
  • Pathfinder K-8 School
  • 1901 Sw Genesee St, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 506
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
63%
  • Maple Elementary School
  • 4925 Corson Av S, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 468
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
62%
  • Kimball Elementary School
  • 3200 23 Av S, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 429
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
62%
  • John Rogers Elementary School
  • 4030 Ne 109 St, Seattle
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 352
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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Seattle school information

IndexSeattleWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores57%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:120:116:1
Total public schools1541,99179,221
Total private schools8754824,874
Total post-secondary schools301477,963
The Seattle, WA educational system consists of 154 public schools, 87 private schools and 30 post-secondary schools. Seattle public schools have average test scores of 57% which is 18% higher than than the Washington average and 16% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Seattle public schools is 18:1, compared to 20:1 in Washington and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.1% have completed high school, 60.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Seattle

IndexSeattleWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade92.6%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school92.1%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college83.4%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree67.2%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors60.4%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters24.9%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.7%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.7%1.5%1.3%

There are a total of 154 public schools, 87 private schools and 30 post-secondary schools in Seattle. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Seattle, WA schools is 57%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Seattle, WA, an average of 92.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Seattle schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Seattle, WA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Medina, WA3,16988%79%
Mercer Island, WA24,46783%69%
Sammamish, WA62,13681%65%
Cottage Lake, WA23,84581%65%
Lake Forest Park, WA13,15680%63%
Seattle, WA668,84957%16%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Denver, CO663,30329%42%
El Paso, TX678,05876%54%
Washington, DC659,00923%53%
Boston, MA658,27951%3%
Memphis, TN655,85737%25%
Seattle, WA668,84957%16%
Source: The Seattle, WA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.