Attempting to close educational gaps! Part 1: Lowell Elementary School

Demographics

Demographic comparison of Lowell Elementary School to district averages for the 2019–20 school year. A student is defined as “mobile” if they were enrolled in a school for less than 150 days during the calendar year. Data is from OSPI and be accessed here.

Academics

Percent of students meeting standard in the math and English portions of the SBA for every 5th grade class in Washington state, plotted as a function of the fraction of low-income students. Dot size is proportional to the number of students in each 5th grade class. The dashed line shows quadratic fits as a function of low-income fraction. Lowell is shown in orange, and the light orange box highlights schools that have low-income fractions within 5% of Lowell’s.

What does it all mean?

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PhD in Applied Physics from Stanford. Data scientist and entrepreneur. Working on eliminating education gaps in elementary school math.

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Mike Preiner

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PhD in Applied Physics from Stanford. Data scientist and entrepreneur. Working on eliminating education gaps in elementary school math.

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