Emerald Ridge High School

Emerald Ridge High School serves 1,615 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 41%.
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 1615 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,615 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
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 0.51 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 23:1 19:1
American Indian
1%
2%
Asian
4%
7%
Hispanic
12%
20%
Black
3%
5%
White
68%
59%
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
11%
6%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.51 0.39
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.
21%
38%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 20,669 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,337 is less than the state average of $12,260. The district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,150 is less than the state average of $11,231. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Puyallup School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
4
Number of Students Managed 20,669 935
Graduation Rate 82% 77%
District Total Revenue $237 MM $12 MM
District Spending $233 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,337 $12,260
District Spending / Student $11,150 $11,231
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 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PuyallupGlacier View Junior High School
    12807 184th St East
    PuyallupWA 98374
    (253)435-4670
    0.2 mi | Gr. 7-9 | 855 students                      
  • PuyallupG W Edgerton Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    16528 127th Ave Ct East
    PuyallupWA 98374
    (253)840-8809
    1.4 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 702 students                      
  • GrahamGraham Elementary School
    10026 204th St East
    GrahamWA 98338
    (253)683-8500
    2.1 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 724 students                      
  • GrahamBethel Elementary Learning Academy
    10026 204th St East
    GrahamWA 98338
    (253)683-6000
    2.2 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 45 students                      
  • OrtingPtarmigan Ridge Intermediate School
    805 Old Pioneer Way Nw
    OrtingWA 98360
    (360)893-0595
    2.3 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 538 students                      

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