The worst schools in Seattle that made the list were based on their test scores for core subjects, how students progressed from year to year, and their graduation rates.
When it comes to test scores, academic progress, and equity, Gatzert Elementary scores far below the state average. Many of the students struggle with core subjects like math, English, and science.
While not all students at Mountview Elementary School participate in this program, many are still struggling academically. Out of the core subjects, English is the strongest, but only 28% of students are proficient.
The students at Thorndyke Elementary School are falling behind in their test scores and academic progress. Science is the strongest subject at this school, but the proficiency is still below the state average.
Despite these dedicated academic programs and instruction, students at Emerson Elementary are still struggling to keep up. Only 28% of students are proficient in English compared to the state average of 61%.