Ellensburg High School

1203 East Capitol

Ellensburg, WA 98926-3599

Grades: 9-12

893 students

Ellensburg High School serves 893 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Ellensburg High School operates within the Ellensburg School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is higher than the WA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 893 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 893 students
Ellensburg High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Ellensburg High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Ellensburg High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 19:1
Ellensburg High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
2%
2%
Ellensburg High School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
2%
7%
Ellensburg High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
12%
20%
Ellensburg High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
84%
59%
Ellensburg High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Ellensburg High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.28 0.39
Ellensburg High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
38%
Ellensburg High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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 (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,998 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,399 is less than the state average of $12,260. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,569 is less than the state average of $11,231. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Ellensburg School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 2,998 935
Ellensburg   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 80% 77%
Ellensburg   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $29 MM $12 MM
Ellensburg   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $30 MM $11 MM
Ellensburg   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,399 $12,260
Ellensburg   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,569 $11,231
Ellensburg   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Center
    Alternative School
    210 Ruby St
    EllensburgWA 98926
    (509)925-8308
    Alternative School

    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 10 students                      
  • MoxeeValley View Elementary School
    1508 East 3rd
    MoxeeWA 98936
    (509)925-7316
    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 437 students                      
  • EllensburgLincoln Elementary School
    200 South Sampson
    EllensburgWA 98926
    (509)925-8050
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 454 students                      
  • EllensburgMorgan Middle School
    400 East First
    EllensburgWA 98926
    (509)925-8200
    0.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 724 students                      
  • EllensburgEllensburg Developmental Preschool
    Special Education School
    400 East University Way
    EllensburgWA 98926
    (509)925-8117
    Special Education School

    0.9 mi | Gr. PK | 48 students                      

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  • Recommended November 15, 2012 - Ellensburg High has always had an excellent set of academic standards. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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