Best Public Schools in Zip Code 98030


The 98030 zip code area in Kent, Washington is home to 10 schools, including 6 elementary schools, 4 high schools, and no middle schools or alternative schools. These schools are part of the Kent School District, which is ranked 137 out of 249 school districts in the state and has a 2-star rating from SchoolDigger.

Among the standout schools in this area is Martin Sortun Elementary School, which has the highest statewide ranking (318 out of 1,169) and the best proficiency rates in English Language Arts and Math compared to the other elementary schools. The Kent Virtual Academy, a public virtual high school, also stands out with the highest proficiency rates in English Language Arts, though it has a low 0-star rating and a high 46.3% dropout rate.

The high schools in the area have varying graduation rates, with Kent-Meridian High School having an 86.2% four-year graduation rate, while the Individualized Graduation & Degree Program has a very low 8.5% four-year graduation rate. The schools also serve high-needs populations, with free/reduced-price lunch rates ranging from 60.96% at Martin Sortun Elementary to 79.4% at George T. Daniel Elementary School. Overall, the data reveals significant differences in academic performance between the highest-performing and lowest-performing schools, highlighting the need for the Kent School District to address achievement gaps and ensure equitable outcomes for all students.

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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.

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