PROFICIENCY 86% 77% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
57%Seattle Public Schools

Thornton Creek Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Seattle Public Schools" in Seattle, WA. There are a total of 401 students and 28 teachers at Thornton Creek Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 20 free lunch students and 11 reduced lunch students.

Thornton Creek Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 85.8%, which is 77% higher than the Washington average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch20
Reduced lunch11


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Thornton Creek Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

3>= 50%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

3>= 50%
5>= 80%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Thornton Creek Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 72.7% 44.6% 57.7% 51.1%
African American 1.8% 17.0% 4.6% 15.9%
Asian 4.9% 16.7% 7.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 7.3% 12.7% 21.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.9% 1.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.6% 1.0% 0.4%
Multiracial 12.7% 7.6% 6.9% 3.1%

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Seattle demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)7,9789791
Median age35.837.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%56%55%
Speak English78%81%79%
Speak Spanish4%8%13%

Education level achieved in Seattle

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%
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Source: The Thornton Creek Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.