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Renton Park Elementary School

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Posted May 17, 2013

We LOVE RENTON PARK ELEMENTARY! My daughter is a 1st grader and has been there since kindergarten and she absolutely loves her school and the all the teachers and staff everyone is so helpful and friendly! Keep up the great work RP ROAD RUNNERS!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

The principal at Renton Park is possibly the most effective school administrator I've ever met. She cares about the students, parents and teachers. The teachers are extremely well trained and do their best to help students succeed and keep parents in the loop. This is an EXCELLENT school and I'm convinced that my children are getting a top notch education there!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 6, 2005

The teachers keep us up to date on the progress of both of our girls. They do not hesitate to contact us if there is a problem, or if they think there is something we need to know about. We are very pleased with Renton Park.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 15, 2004

I currently have two children at Renton Park Elementary. We have great experiences there. The teaching staff is excellent and the p.t.a. is great. I am very happy with this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
62%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
71%
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
24%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
63%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 62% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
53%
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
44%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
76%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
42%
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

All Students67%
Female73%
Male63%
Black47%
Asian92%
Asian/Pacific Islander93%
Hispanic53%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Low income55%
Not low income95%
Special education50%
Not special education71%
Limited English33%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students77%
Female71%
Male80%
Black71%
Asian77%
Asian/Pacific Islander81%
Hispanic67%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Low income77%
Not low income75%
Special education43%
Not special education85%
Limited English46%
Migrantn/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

All Students55%
Female52%
Male58%
Black44%
Asian87%
Asian/Pacific Islander88%
Hispanic36%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Low income50%
Not low income64%
Special education70%
Not special education53%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students77%
Female91%
Male62%
Black63%
Asian87%
Asian/Pacific Islander88%
Hispanic73%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Low income69%
Not low income93%
Special education73%
Not special education78%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students72%
Female77%
Male67%
Black69%
Asian80%
Asian/Pacific Islander81%
Hispanic59%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Low income67%
Not low income82%
Special education91%
Not special education70%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

All Students55%
Female52%
Male59%
Black36%
Asian62%
Asian/Pacific Islander50%
Hispanic42%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Low income46%
Not low income73%
Special educationn/a
Not special education59%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students72%
Female74%
Male71%
Black36%
Asian100%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic68%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Low income66%
Not low income85%
Special educationn/a
Not special education75%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students55%
Female52%
Male59%
Black36%
Asian69%
Asian/Pacific Islander63%
Hispanic37%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Low income46%
Not low income73%
Special educationn/a
Not special education58%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 30% 60%
Hispanic 25% 20%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 21% 7%
Black 18% 5%
Two or more races 6% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Transitional bilingual 119%N/A8%
Special education 116%N/A13%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 266%N/A44%
Source: 1 WA OSPI, 2009-2010
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student-teacher ratio

  This school District averageState average
Students per classroom teacher 17N/A17
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Average years educational experience 11N/A12
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree or higher 68%N/A66%
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

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School Leader's name
  • JoEllen Tapper

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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16828 128th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058
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