School Profile

School Information

  • Address: 3600 S 344th Way

                    Federal Way, WA 98001

    Phone: 253.945.4000


    Fax:  253.945.4040

    Principal: Kris Rennie

    Assistant Principal: Travis  Geving

    Counseling: Tiffany Williams

    Grades: K-5

    Year School was Built: 1958



School Mission Statement

  • In an environment of high expectations, high support, and no excuses, the staff of Star Lake Elementary School will continually learn, lead, utilize data, and collaborate to ensure our scholars have a voice, a dream, and a bright future.

Our School Goals

  • Our school goals align with the district strategic plan:

    Goal 2- Whole Child: Thriving, Confident, Responsible Individuals

    Pride Points

    • 93% of our students responding to Tier 1 PBIS supports, resulting in a 12% point decrease in disproportionate discipline data 17-18 to 18-19
    • 100% of our families participated in Fall and Spring Student Led Conferences in 2019-2020

    Area of Focus

    • Through culturally responsive teaching strategies, we are focusing on increasing the percentage of 4th and 5th grade students who feel safe (currently 80%) and welcome (currently 73%) at Star Lake as measured by the Panorama perception survey

    Goal 1-The Early Years: Building the Foundation

    Pride Points

    • The percentage of students reading on level in grades K-3 as measured by iReady increased from 30% to 60% from fall to spring in 2018-19
    • 58% of students in grades K-3 finished the 2018-2019 school year reading on target.

    Area of Focus

    • We are focusing on increasing, by at least 10% each year, the percentage of students in 3rd grade meeting standard on reading as measured by SBA so that at least 80% are meeting standard by 2022

Community Involvement

  • Parents and community members are always welcome at Star Lake! Please join us for PTA meetings and family engagement events. For information about ways you can volunteer in classrooms or increase family partnerships, please contact Jordan Sevier, our family liaison at 253-945-4020.

School Improvement Plan and Score Cards



School Data

  • You can find the following data for all schools on Washington’s Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction’s website including scholar demographics, teacher information, free and reduced lunch rate, school funding and financial resources, and assessment data at

    Also, check out the FWPS Data Dashboard on our website: and click on the “Data Dashboard” icon at the top of the page.

  • Updated: 01/08/21