PROFICIENCY 44% 10% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%Bethel School District
52%Spanaway
48%Washington

Chester H Thompson Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "Bethel School District" in Spanaway, WA. There are a total of 524 students and 39 teachers at Chester H Thompson Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 321 free lunch students and 80 reduced lunch students.

Chester H Thompson Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 43.5%, which is 10% lower than the Washington average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students524
Teachers39.31
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch321
Reduced lunch80

 

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 Chester H Thompson Elementary, 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

GradeProficiency
All45%
335-39%
455-59%
535-39%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All42%
330-34%
440-44%
550-54%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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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Chester H Thompson Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictWashingtonNational
Caucasian 40.3% 59.0% 57.7% 51.1%
African American 8.9% 8.7% 4.6% 15.9%
Asian 3.3% 5.2% 7.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 23.8% 14.7% 21.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.2% 1.6% 1.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 7.9% 2.8% 1.0% 0.4%
Multiracial 14.6% 7.9% 6.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Spanaway Middle School39%0.2Spanaway, WA
Acceleration Academy50%0.4Spanaway, WA
Spanaway Elementary47%0.6Spanaway, WA
Spanaway Lake High School35%0.8Spanaway, WA
Evergreen Elementary71%1.0Spanaway, WA
Camas Prairie Elementary40%1.1Spanaway, WA
Challenger High School19%1.4Spanaway, WA
Elmhurst Elementary School30%1.6Parkland, WA
Naches Trail Elementary57%1.9Frederickson, WA
Brookdale Elementary53%1.9Parkland, WA
Gates Secondary School22%1.9Parkland, WA
Cedarcrest Middle School39%2.0Spanaway, WA

Spanaway demographics profile

StatisticSpanawayWashingtonNational
Population21,3077,073,146318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,8439791
Median age33.837.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%56%55%
Speak English80%81%79%
Speak Spanish8%8%13%

Education level achieved in Spanaway

IndexSpanawayWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade86.8%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school85.9%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college62.5%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.9%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.1%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.2%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.5%1.3%
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Source: The Chester H Thompson Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.