Ellensburg High School

1203 East Capitol,

Ellensburg, WA, 98926-3599

Tel: (509)925-8300
Grades: 9-12

879 students

Ellensburg High School serves 879 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.
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 879 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 879 students
Ellensburg High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Ellensburg High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ellensburg High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 19:1
Ellensburg High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
2%
Ellensburg High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
2%
7%
Ellensburg High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
13%
20%
Ellensburg High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Ellensburg High School Black (1991-2012)
White
82%
60%
Ellensburg High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ellensburg High School Sch Ethnicity Ellensburg High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.89
Ellensburg High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
20%
37%
Ellensburg High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
2%
7%
Ellensburg High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,058 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Ellensburg School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 3,058 974
Ellensburg   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 80% 77%
Ellensburg   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $29 MM $12 MM
Ellensburg   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $30 MM $11 MM
Ellensburg   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,399 $12,260
Ellensburg   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,569 $11,231
Ellensburg   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Ellensburg K-12 Ellensburg Learning Center
    Alternative School
    210 Ruby St
    Ellensburg , WA , 98926
    (509)925-8308
    Alternative School
    0.2  mi  |  19  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Ellensburg Valley View Elementary School
    1508 East 3rd
    Ellensburg , WA , 98936
    (509)925-7316
    0.3  mi  |  447  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Ellensburg Lincoln Elementary School
    200 South Sampson
    Ellensburg , WA , 98926
    (509)925-8052
    0.5  mi  |  458  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Ellensburg Morgan Middle School
    400 East First
    Ellensburg , WA , 98926
    (509)925-8200
    0.7  mi  |  724  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Ellensburg Ellensburg Developmental Preschool
    Special Education School
    400 East University Way
    Ellensburg , WA , 98926
    (509)925-8115
    Special Education School
    0.9  mi  |  57  students  |  Gr.  PK

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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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Did You Know?
Ellensburg, WA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.34, which is lower than the Washington average of 0.44. The most diverse school in Ellensburg is K-12 Ellensburg Learning Center. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Washington or national school diversity statistics.