Washington Elementary

Public, Magnet K-6

 290 Lighthouse Rd.
       Santa Barbara, CA  93109-1905


 (805) 965-6653

 School Website

District: Santa Barbara Unified

SchoolDigger Rank:
629th of 5,662 California Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  26.2
Number of students:  604

Racial breakdown:
White:
57.5%
Hispanic:
37.6%
Asian:
3.6%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  33.1%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Washington Elementary ranked better than 88.9% of elementary schools in California. It also ranked first among 12 ranked elementary schools in the Santa Barbara Unified School District! (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 90.2. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (57.5%), Hispanic (37.6%), Asian (3.6%). (See more...)
Compare Details 33.1% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Washington Elementary is 26.2. 7 elementary schools in the Santa Barbara Unified School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Washington Elementary employs 23 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Washington Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks Washington Elementary 629th of 5662 California public elementary schools. (See Washington Elementary in the ranking list.)

Santa Barbara Unified:

SchoolDigger ranks Santa Barbara Unified 382nd of 856 California school districts. (See district ranking list.)

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Rank History for Washington Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools CA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2013 85.50 727th 5530 86.9%
2015 91.70 529th 5611 90.6%
2016 89.94 620th 5614 89.0%
2017 89.38 670th 5692 88.2%
2018 90.20 629th 5662 88.9%

Data source: test scores: California Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: California Department of Education

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by a parent
Thursday, July 28, 2016

Open Quote We love Washington! Arriving in the middle of a school year can be daunting for a child. Everyone from the office staff, students and especially teachers made my son feel welcommed and an integral part of his 5th grade class despite only being with his peers for 3.5 months of the year. Teachers care! At the end of the school year we were blown away at the individualized culmination of the class with Mr. N specifically calling up each child and speaking indepth about how each student made a personal valued contribution to the classroom experience. Could not be happier with our experience and based on our limited time at the school have nothing but accolades to share. Good luck with your child's elementary school experience in SB! Close Quote


Enrollment information for Washington Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2012 358 5 14 221 4 3 25 0 630
2013 360 5 16 221 4 3 20 0 629
2014 337 4 15 235 2 3 18 0 614
2015 362 5 12 228 2 2 15 0 626
2016 341 6 21 229 1 1 3 0 602
2017 347 2 22 227 1 n/a 5 0 604

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Washington Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2012 630 25.0 25.2 n/a
2013 629 24.0 26.2 30.5
2014 614 24.0 25.5 34.0
2015 626 24.0 26.0 30.5
2016 602 23.0 26.1 33.1
2017 604 23.0 26.2 33.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Washington Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2012 630 25.0 25.2 n/a
2013 629 24.0 26.2 30.5
2014 614 24.0 25.5 34.0
2015 626 24.0 26.0 30.5
2016 602 23.0 26.1 33.1
2017 604 23.0 26.2 33.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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