River Ridge High School

350 River Ridge Dr Se,

Lacey, WA, 98513-5932

Tel: (360)412-4820
Grades: 9-12

1,114 students

River Ridge High School serves 1,114 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 40%.
River Ridge High School operates within the North Thurston Public s School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1114 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,114 students
River Ridge High School Total Students (1994-2012)
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
River Ridge High School Total Classroom Teachers (1994-2012)
Students by Grade River Ridge High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 19:1
River Ridge High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1994-2012)
American Indian
2%
2%
River Ridge High School American Indian (1994-2012)
Asian
11%
7%
River Ridge High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
13%
20%
River Ridge High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
10%
5%
River Ridge High School Black (1994-2012)
White
50%
60%
River Ridge High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups River Ridge High School Sch Ethnicity River Ridge 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 0.59
River Ridge High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
27%
37%
River Ridge 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.
10%
7%
River Ridge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,988 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name North Thurston Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
4
Number of Students Managed 13,988 969
North Thurston Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 76% 77%
North Thurston Public s School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $174 MM $12 MM
North Thurston Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $188 MM $11 MM
North Thurston Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,482 $12,260
North Thurston Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,527 $11,231
North Thurston Public s 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 South Sound High School (3.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Nisqually Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meadows Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lacey Meadows Elementary School
    836 Deerbrush Dr Se
    Lacey , WA , 98513
    (360)412-4690
    0.9  mi  |  381  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Lacey Nisqually Middle School
    8100 Steilacoom Rd Se
    Lacey , WA , 98503
    (360)412-4770
    1.2  mi  |  551  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Lacey Olympic View Elementary School
    1330 Horne Ave Ne
    Lacey , WA , 98516
    (360)412-4660
    1.3  mi  |  605  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Lacey Lydia Hawk Elementary School
    7600 5th Ave Se
    Lacey , WA , 98503
    (360)412-4610
    1.6  mi  |  413  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Olympia Wa He Lut Indian School
    11110 Conine Ave Se
    Olympia , WA , 98513
    (360)456-1311
    2.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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