River Ridge High School

River Ridge High School serves 1,098 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 41%.
River Ridge High School operates within the North Thurston School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1098 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,098 students
River Ridge High School Total Students (1994-2013)
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
River Ridge High School Total Teachers (1994-2013)
Students by Grade River Ridge High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more 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
River Ridge High School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2013)
American Indian
2%
2%
River Ridge High School American Indian Students (1994-2013)
Asian
10%
7%
River Ridge High School Asian Students (1994-2013)
Hispanic
16%
20%
River Ridge High School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
9%
5%
River Ridge High School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
51%
59%
River Ridge High School White Students (1994-2013)
Hawaiian
2%
1%
River Ridge High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
10%
6%
River Ridge High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups River Ridge 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.
0.69 0.39
River Ridge High School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
30%
38%
River Ridge 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.
10%
7%
River Ridge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,434 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,482 is higher than the state average of $12,260. The district revenue/student has grown by 52% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,527 is higher than the state average of $11,231. The district spending/student has grown by 70% over four years.
School District Name North Thurston School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
4
Number of Students Managed 14,434 935
North Thurston School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 76% 77%
North Thurston School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $174 MM $12 MM
North Thurston School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $188 MM $11 MM
North Thurston School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,482 $12,260
North Thurston School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,527 $11,231
North Thurston 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 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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  • LaceyLydia Hawk Elementary School
    7600 5th Ave Se
    LaceyWA 98503
    (360)412-4610
    1.6 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 456 students                      
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    OlympiaWA 98513
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    2.2 mi | Gr. KG-8 | n/a students                      

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