Ellensburg High School

Ellensburg High School serves 954 students in grades 9 - 12.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Ellensburg High School operates within the Ellensburg School District.
Ellensburg School District's 78% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 80%.

School Overview

The student population of 954 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 954 students
Ellensburg High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Ellensburg High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Ellensburg High School Total Teachers (1989-2013)
Students by Grade Ellensburg High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a n/a
Ellensburg High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Ellensburg High School American Indian Students (1989-2014)
Asian
3%
7%
Ellensburg High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
14%
21%
Ellensburg High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
82%
58%
Ellensburg High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.31 0.40
Ellensburg High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
25%
39%
Ellensburg High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
7%
Ellensburg High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Ellensburg School District's student population of 3,109 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 82% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,718 in this district is less than the state average of $11,994. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,474 is less than the state average of $10,499. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Ellensburg School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 3,109 912
Ellensburg   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 80%
Ellensburg   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2014)
District Total Revenue $29 MM $12 MM
Ellensburg   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $29 MM $11 MM
Ellensburg   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,718 $11,994
Ellensburg   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,474 $10,499
Ellensburg   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is K-12 Ellensburg Learning Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is K-12 Ellensburg Learning Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is K-12 Ellensburg Learning Center (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • EllensburgK-12 Ellensburg Learning CenterAlternative School
    Grades: PK-12 | 21 students
    0.2 miles
    210 Ruby St
    EllensburgWA 98926
    (509)925-8308
    0.2PK-1221
  • MoxeeValley View Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 465 students
    0.3 miles
    1508 East 3rd
    MoxeeWA 98936
    (509)925-7316
    0.3KG-5465
  • EllensburgLincoln Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 487 students
    0.5 miles
    200 South Sampson
    EllensburgWA 98926
    (509)925-8050
    0.5KG-5487
  • EllensburgMorgan Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 684 students
    0.7 miles
    400 East First
    EllensburgWA 98926
    (509)925-8200
    0.76-8684
  • EllensburgEllensburg Developmental PreschoolSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK | 35 students
    0.9 miles
    400 East University Way
    EllensburgWA 98926
    (509)925-8117
    0.9PK35

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5.0  11/15/2012
Ellensburg High has always had an excellent set of academic standards.
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