Bess Herian Elementary School

305 Monumental Way, Cusick, WA 99119 | (509) 445-1125
  • Grades: PK-6
  • Student Enrollment: 162
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School Description

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School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Cusick School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $12,888
  • Graduation Rate: 88.0%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.9%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.5
  • Enrolled Students: 308

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 162
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 8.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 80 (49.4%)
  • Females: 73 (45.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 14 (8.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 82 (50.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 96 (59.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Bess Herian Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian5835.8%
Black10.6%
Asian--
Hispanic10.6%
White9357.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Bess Herian Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten10.6%
Kindergarten2917.9%
1st Grade2213.6%
2nd Grade148.6%
3rd Grade1710.5%
4th Grade2716.7%
5th Grade2414.8%
6th Grade2817.3%
Source: WA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Bess Herian Elementary School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on MSP state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing

MSP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201017.6%17.6%61.8%
200961.5%61.5%66.3%
 
Reading Test
201052.9%52.9%72.1%
200969.2%69.2%71.4%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201037.0%37.0%53.7%
200934.8%34.8%52.3%
 
Reading Test
201051.9%51.9%67.2%
200952.2%52.2%73.6%
 
Writing Test
201059.3%59.3%61.1%
200926.1%26.1%60.4%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201026.1%26.1%53.6%
200952.2%52.2%61.9%
 
Reading Test
201039.1%39.1%69.6%
200956.5%56.5%74.0%
 
Science Test
201013.0%13.0%34.0%
200926.1%26.1%44.9%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201042.9%42.9%51.9%
200932.0%32.0%50.9%
 
Reading Test
201064.3%64.3%64.6%
200960.0%60.0%72.0%
 
Source: WA Department of Education 2009-2010

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