Glacier Park Elementary

Public PK, KG-5

 23700 SE 280th Street
       Maple Valley, WA  98038-8198


(425) 413-3700

District: Tahoma School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
112th of 1,107 Washington Elementary Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $10,036 Help

Students who attend Glacier Park Elementary usually attend:

Middle:    Maple View Middle School
High:    Tahoma Senior High School

Student/teacher ratio:  16.7
Number of students:  684

Immunizations:

Fully immunized:
86.0%
Measles:
90.9%
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Racial breakdown:

White:
62.7%
Asian:
11.0%
Two or more races:
11.0%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  12.9%

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We updated the 2020-21 rankings and test scores for this school on Friday, February 11, 2022.

*Please note that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on standardized testing and the number of schools reporting results are lower.


Performance Trends
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Compare Details Glacier Park Elementary ranks better than 89.9% of elementary schools in Washington. It also ranks 3rd among 6 ranked elementary schools in the Tahoma School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2021 the calculated Average Standard Score was 89.66. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (62.7%), Asian (11%), two or more races (11%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 12.9% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Glacier Park Elementary is 16.7. 4 elementary schools in the Tahoma School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Glacier Park Elementary is $10,036. 4 elementary schools in the Tahoma School District spend more per student.
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Schooldigger 2021 Rankings:

Glacier Park Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks Glacier Park Elementary 112th of 1107 Washington public elementary schools. (See Glacier Park Elementary in the ranking list.)

Tahoma School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Tahoma School District 10th of 239 Washington school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Glacier Park Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools WA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 89.92 63rd 1026 93.9%
2005 88.86 79th 1031 92.3%
2006 91.59 40th 1051 96.2%
2007 91.58 47th 1069 95.6%
2008 94.14 19th 1067 98.2%
2009 91.81 46th 1072 95.7%
2010 93.97 19th 1088 98.3%
2011 91.67 47th 1092 95.7%
2012 93.37 17th 1097 98.5%
2013 92.30 24th 1106 97.8%
2015 93.14 50th 1067 95.3%
2016 91.15 75th 1053 92.9%
2017 92.37 58th 1056 94.5%
2018 87.26 111th 1054 89.5%
2019 86.36 127th 1136 88.8%
2021 89.66 112th 1107 89.9%

Data source: test scores: Washington Office of Superindentent of Public Instruction, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

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by a parent on FaceBook
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Open Quote I am still waiting to see the 5 star rating at this school. It has been nothing but a disappointment since my daughter starting attending here in kindergarten last year. So far, we have had "dud" teachers each year. The K teacher was smug, dry, and rude to the kids right in front of the parents. The 1st grade teacher has been very passive aggressive in their responses to questions about my daughters progress, as well as concerns about the classroom. Very condescending. The office staff seem to have every excuse in the world when bringing concerns to them. No one ever takes any responsibility for mistakes or oversights, which are constant. My child was lost by the school staff one day and they just shrugged it off. Many parents, when picking children up, are rude as well. Some just cut you off in the line to pick up your kid and just look at you like, "what?". The only positive so far has been the principal. He is a sincere man who takes responsibility for his staff, something they should learn to do for themselves. Close Quote



Enrollment information for Glacier Park Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1995 427 5 7 7 3 n/a n/a 0 449
1996 427 5 7 7 3 n/a n/a 0 449
1997 414 5 15 6 1 n/a n/a 0 441
1998 639 14 18 13 4 n/a n/a 0 688
1999 640 14 24 17 7 n/a n/a 0 702
2000 666 14 18 11 5 n/a n/a 0 714
2001 623 19 21 12 10 n/a n/a 0 685
2002 767 12 34 28 7 n/a n/a 0 848
2003 767 12 34 28 7 n/a n/a 0 848
2004 733 9 30 21 10 n/a n/a 0 803
2005 761 11 33 22 8 n/a n/a 0 835
2006 742 14 49 23 8 n/a n/a 22 858
2007 768 23 50 25 8 n/a n/a 23 897
2008 722 23 53 34 9 n/a n/a 31 872
2009 748 26 47 26 7 n/a n/a 28 882
2010 783 26 47 34 6 n/a n/a 0 896
2011 705 16 35 54 3 7 26 0 846
2012 699 9 32 52 0 6 46 0 844
2013 717 10 27 49 0 6 68 0 877
2014 715 14 32 69 2 8 89 0 929
2015 719 13 37 86 1 9 108 0 973
2016 724 16 42 85 1 14 110 0 992
2017 720 19 52 102 0 11 101 0 1005
2018 453 15 35 78 1 15 68 0 665
2019 439 21 41 77 2 13 72 0 665
2020 458 23 60 82 2 13 69 0 707
2021 429 22 75 72 2 8 75 1 684

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 Glacier Park Elementary

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1995 449 20.8 21.6 n/a
1996 449 20.8 21.6 n/a
1997 441 21.1 20.9 n/a
1998 688 33.0 20.8 n/a
1999 702 32.4 21.7 n/a
2000 714 31.8 22.5 n/a
2001 685 37.0 18.5 n/a
2002 848 41.3 20.5 9.1
2003 848 41.3 20.5 9.1
2004 803 39.0 20.6 10.3
2005 835 39.2 21.3 8.1
2006 858 40.3 21.3 8
2007 897 44.5 20.2 8.7
2008 872 42.9 20.3 7.1
2009 882 43.1 20.5 9.1
2010 896 44.8 20.0 10.2
2011 846 43.3 19.5 10.3
2012 844 41.9 20.1 9.1
2013 877 40.0 21.9 9.7
2014 929 n/a n/a 11.1
2015 973 50.0 19.4 10.8
2016 992 44.0 22.5 8.7
2017 1005 43.7 22.9 9
2018 665 34.7 19.1 12.9
2019 665 34.9 19.0 12.6
2020 707 39.9 17.7 14.1
2021 684 40.8 16.7 12.9

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 Glacier Park Elementary

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1995 449 20.8 21.6 n/a
1996 449 20.8 21.6 n/a
1997 441 21.1 20.9 n/a
1998 688 33.0 20.8 n/a
1999 702 32.4 21.7 n/a
2000 714 31.8 22.5 n/a
2001 685 37.0 18.5 n/a
2002 848 41.3 20.5 9.1
2003 848 41.3 20.5 9.1
2004 803 39.0 20.6 10.3
2005 835 39.2 21.3 8.1
2006 858 40.3 21.3 8
2007 897 44.5 20.2 8.7
2008 872 42.9 20.3 7.1
2009 882 43.1 20.5 9.1
2010 896 44.8 20.0 10.2
2011 846 43.3 19.5 10.3
2012 844 41.9 20.1 9.1
2013 877 40.0 21.9 9.7
2014 929 n/a n/a 11.1
2015 973 50.0 19.4 10.8
2016 992 44.0 22.5 8.7
2017 1005 43.7 22.9 9
2018 665 34.7 19.1 12.9
2019 665 34.9 19.0 12.6
2020 707 39.9 17.7 14.1
2021 684 40.8 16.7 12.9

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.

Kindergarten Immunization Rates

Glacier Park Elementary

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YearCompletely ImmunizedReligious ExemptionMedical ExemptionConditionalPersonal ExemptionPolioDiphtheriaHepatitis BVaricellaMMRPertussis
201686.0%0.7%0.0%0.0%90.4%91.9%92.6%89.7%91.9%91.9%
201793.8%0.0%0.0%1.4%3.5%96.5%97.2%95.1%95.8%96.5%97.2%
201895.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%5.0%96.0%96.0%96.0%97.0%96.0%96.0%
201986.0%0.0%0.8%1.7%4.1%91.7%91.7%93.4%90.1%90.9%91.7%

Data source: Washington State Department of Health

Immunization Rates (Entire school)

Glacier Park Elementary

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YearCompletely ImmunizedReligious ExemptionMedical ExemptionPersonal ExemptionPolioDiphtheriaHepatitis BVaricellaMMRPertussis
201995.4%0.0%0.4%2.2%98.7%98.4%97.9%97.9%98.1%98.5%

Data source: Washington State Department of Health
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Per Pupil Expenditures for Glacier Park Elementary

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2019 $433 (3.2%) $13,046 (96.8%) $13,479
2020 $68 (0.7%) $9,968 (99.3%) $10,036

Data source: Washington Department of Education
Pre and Post Pandemic Data

Impact of COVID-19 on Glacier Park Elementary

The coronavirus has had a profound impact on education in America. Learning shifted online overnight, attendance numbers dwindled, and enrollment decreased. SchoolDigger.com is making it easier for you to better assess how COVID-19 has impacted your school. Through the collection of pre-pandemic (2019) and current data, SchoolDigger.com is sharing test scores, enrollment numbers and school demographics from schools across the country – and we make it easy to see how impacted schools compare locally and statewide.

Rankings

Rank
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Rank
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Ranks 127th of 1136 Elementary schoolsRanks 112th of 1107 Elementary schools
 1.1%

Test Scores

% proficient
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
% proficient
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
4th Grade English Language Arts (Glacier Park Elementary)7764.2
 12.8%
   4th Grade English Language Arts (Tahoma School District)74.370.7
 3.6%
   4th Grade English Language Arts (Washington)56.945.8
 11.1%
4th Grade Math (Glacier Park Elementary)75.663.3
 12.3%
   4th Grade Math (Tahoma School District)74.363.6
 10.7%
   4th Grade Math (Washington)5438.5
 15.5%
5th Grade English Language Arts (Glacier Park Elementary)79.269.6
 9.6%
   5th Grade English Language Arts (Tahoma School District)77.268.9
 8.3%
   5th Grade English Language Arts (Washington)60.446.3
 14.1%
5th Grade Math (Glacier Park Elementary)71.764
 7.7%
   5th Grade Math (Tahoma School District)67.264.9
 2.3%
   5th Grade Math (Washington)48.335.5
 12.8%
All Grades English Language Arts (Glacier Park Elementary)75.467.1
 8.3%
   All Grades English Language Arts (Tahoma School District)74.664.1
 10.5%
   All Grades English Language Arts (Washington)59.647.7
 11.9%
All Grades Math (Glacier Park Elementary)73.463.7
 9.7%
   All Grades Math (Tahoma School District)66.549
 17.5%
   All Grades Math (Washington)48.930.4
 18.5%

Student Body

Number of students
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Number of students
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Total Students665684
 2.9%
African American2122
 4.8%
American Indian22
Asian4175
 82.9%
Hispanic7772
 6.5%
Pacific Islander138
 38.5%
Two or More Races7275
 4.2%
% Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients12.6%12.9%
 0.2%




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Washington State Department of Health and the Washington Office of Superindentent of Public Instruction. School Attendance Areas provided by ATTOM.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that school and district boundary data are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.





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