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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C
  6. Health & Safety
    C-
  7. Administration
    C-
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Elma School District is a public school district located in Elma, WA. It has 1,437 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 40% of students are at least proficient in math and 55% in reading.
Address
1235 Monte Elma Rd
Elma, WA 98541
Telephone
(360) 482-2822
Website

Elma School District Rankings

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  • Elementary
  • Middle
  • High

Elementary Schools in Elma School District

Middle Schools in Elma School District

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
55%
Percent Proficient - Math
40%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1100
41 responses
Average ACT

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,437
Free or Reduced Lunch
66.2%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$62,608
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.1%

Finances

Total Expenses
$16,339,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,757/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    58%
  • Support Services
    36%
  • Other
    6%
Living in the Area
C-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C
  2. Good for Families
    C-
  3. Housing
    C-
Median Household Income
$45,483
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$771
National
$949
Median Home Value
$161,800
National
$184,700

Elma School District Reviews

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Elma High School has been a great learning environment for me all 4 years I have attended. The teachers are great people, always wanting what is best for the students. I am very proud to attend a school with such a good community supporting us. I feel that I am ready after attending this great school district.
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I like elma school district alot of my friends and family have gone to this school district. However I do not like how the staff is unprofessional and unwilling to help kids out when they need help/ (teachers and counselors). Sports/cheer. The cheer coach is very unprofessional. She never showed up on time and didnt have practice at the scheduled time. Be aware if you join Cheerleading or drill team they are very expensive. Alot of hard work and long late nights spent practicing. This is one reason why I didnt do them throughout my high school years. Only my senior year. I used to think that Sports were for the rich and popular kids. I was right because you need to pay around $900 for your uniform and 3 camps. If you don't pay it off by graduation you do not get to graduate. They need to do more fundraising so kids like me can afford to join these kind of things.
Elma is an average public school with a few great areas and some lacking areas. The agriculture, multimedia, and engineering programs are well-funded, but the arts are quite underfunded.