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In 2013, for the first time ever, the Tukwila School District test scores for math in all elementary grades tested, exceeded the state average. In 2009 the elementary math scores were 13 to 19 percentage points behind the state averages. Here are the district math scores relative to the state average (below the state average is…Continue
There has been a waiting list in the Tukwila School District to get into preschool programs. The district currently runs a state funded program called ECEAP (Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program). The program provides preschool programs for 4 year olds who meet low income requirements. There are 36 slots available at Thorndyke and 36 slots available at Cascade View. Starting in the fall the Tukwila School District will partner with a local non-profit, the Community Schools…Continue
The Tukwila School District has received $561,217 from the E-Rate program to be used to maintain District telecommunications services, Internet access and significantly upgrade the telecommunications infrastructure in all schools. E-Rate is a federal program whose purpose is to provide aid to schools and libraries in funding technology projects that provide basic internet access for students and library patrons. It is structured so that it provides more aid to districts with high percentages…Continue
The Washington State Board of Education has awarded the Washington State Achievement Award in Mathematics to Cascade View Elementary for 2012. The award is presented to schools based on student achievement on the statewide math test for the last two years. This year only 21 elementary schools throughout the state received this award. Of the 21 schools only 4 schools had over 60% students from low income families. Cascade View had 90% students from low income families. In addition, Cascade…Continue