Granger High School

Granger High School serves 454 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Granger High School operates within the Granger School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is higher than the WA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 454 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 454 students
Granger High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Granger High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Granger High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 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
Granger High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
5%
2%
Granger High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
7%
Granger High School Asian (1988-2006)
Hispanic
90%
20%
Granger High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Granger High School Black (1988-2002)
White
3%
60%
Granger High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Granger High School Sch Ethnicity Granger 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.
0.19 0.89
Granger 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.
88%
37%
Granger 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.
3%
7%
Granger High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,545 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Granger School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,545 974
Granger   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 90% 77%
Granger   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $16 MM $12 MM
Granger   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $17 MM $11 MM
Granger   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,028 $12,260
Granger   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,230 $11,231
Granger   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 Granger Alternative High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Granger Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Roosevelt Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Granger Granger Alternative High School
    Alternative School
    315 East Mentzer Ave
    Granger , WA , 98932
    (509)854-1515
    Alternative School
    0  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Granger Granger Middle School
    501 Bailey Ave
    Granger , WA , 98932
    (509)854-1003
    0.4  mi  |  482  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Granger Roosevelt Elementary School
    405 Bailey Ave
    Granger , WA , 98932
    (509)854-1420
    0.5  mi  |  609  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Zillah Zillah High School
    1602 Second Ave
    Zillah , WA , 98953
    (509)829-5565
    4.5  mi  |  443  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Zillah Zillah Intermediate School
    303 Second Ave
    Zillah , WA , 98953
    (509)829-5555
    5.2  mi  |  314  students  |  Gr.  4-6

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