Emerald Ridge High School

Emerald Ridge High School serves 1,536 students in grades 10-12.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.
Emerald Ridge High School operates within the Puyallup School District.
The school district's 82% graduation rate is higher than the WA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1536 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,536 students
Emerald Ridge High School Total Students (2001-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Students by Grade Emerald Ridge High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less 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 n/a 19:1
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
4%
7%
Emerald Ridge High School Asian (2001-2012)
Hispanic
11%
20%
Emerald Ridge High School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
3%
5%
Emerald Ridge High School Black (2001-2012)
White
67%
60%
Emerald Ridge High School White (2001-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Emerald Ridge High School Sch Ethnicity Emerald 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.
0.52 0.59
Emerald Ridge High School Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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.
16%
37%
Emerald 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.
6%
7%
Emerald Ridge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 20,854 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Puyallup School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
4
Number of Students Managed 20,854 969
Graduation Rate 82% 77%
Puyallup   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $237 MM $12 MM
District Spending $233 MM $11 MM
Puyallup   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,337 $12,260
District Spending / Student $11,150 $11,231
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 Graham Kapowsin High School (2.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Glacier View Junior High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is G W Edgerton Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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