Kentridge High School

Kentridge High School serves 2,224 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Kentridge High School operates within the Kent School District.
The school district's 64% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 2224 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,224 students
Kentridge High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 97 teachers
Kentridge High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Kentridge High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 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 23:1 19:1
Kentridge High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
22%
7%
Kentridge High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
10%
20%
Kentridge High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
9%
5%
Kentridge High School Black (1988-2012)
White
48%
60%
Kentridge High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Kentridge High School Sch Ethnicity Kentridge 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.
0.70 0.89
Kentridge 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.
22%
37%
Kentridge 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.
7%
7%
Kentridge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,534 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Kent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
42
4
Number of Students Managed 28,534 1,006
Kent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 64% 77%
Kent   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $299 MM n/a
Kent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $300 MM n/a
Kent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,899 $0
Kent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,931 $0
Kent   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 Lindbergh Senior High School (2.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Meeker Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Emerald Park Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Kent Emerald Park Elementary School
    11800 Se 216th St
    Kent , WA , 98031
    (253)373-3850
    0.6  mi  |  506  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Kent Soos Creek Elementary School
    12651 Se 218th Place
    Kent , WA , 98031
    (253)373-7690
    0.7  mi  |  360  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Kent Glenridge Elementary School
    19405 120th Ave Se
    Kent , WA , 98031
    (253)373-7494
    0.8  mi  |  492  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Renton Meeker Middle School
    12600 Se 192nd St
    Renton , WA , 98058
    (253)373-7284
    1  mi  |  654  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Kent Sunrise Elementary School
    22300 132nd Ave Se
    Kent , WA , 98042
    (253)373-7630
    1.1  mi  |  547  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 01, 2010 - The academics are of the upmost importance at Kentridge and the staff is full of diverse employees eager to teach. There are clubs and activities of all types, and the sports teams are wonderful. Kentridge has won tons of academic and athletic awards that a reminder of how wonderful the school is. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Kent, 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 0.30, which is lower than the Washington average of 0.44. The most diverse school in Kent is Panther Lake Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Washington or national school diversity statistics.