Best Public Schools in Zip Code 98059


Summary:

The 98059 zip code area is home to 10 schools, including 7 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 2 high schools, spread across the Renton School District and the Issaquah School District. While the schools in the Issaquah District, such as Liberty Senior High School, Maywood Middle School, and Briarwood Elementary, consistently outperform state and district averages on standardized tests and have high graduation rates, the Renton District schools, like Sierra Heights Elementary and Honey Dew Elementary, struggle to meet state standards.

The data reveals a strong correlation between socioeconomic factors, as indicated by free/reduced lunch rates, and academic performance. Schools with higher percentages of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch, such as those in the Renton District, tend to have lower standardized test scores. Additionally, the Issaquah District schools generally spend more per student and maintain lower student-teacher ratios, which may contribute to their superior performance.

Overall, the schools in the 98059 zip code area exhibit a wide range of academic outcomes, with the high-performing Issaquah District schools serving as models for effective practices that could potentially be replicated by other schools in the area. The data highlights the importance of considering broader district-level and socioeconomic factors when analyzing school performance and identifying strategies to address educational disparities.








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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.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries 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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