Badger Mountain Elementary School

1515 Elementary St,

Richland, WA, 99352-8646

Tel: (509)967-6225
Grades: KG-5

696 students

Badger Mountain Elementary School serves 696 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.
Badger Mountain Elementary School operates within the Richland School District.

Overview

The student population of 696 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 696 students
Badger Mountain Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Badger Mountain Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Badger Mountain Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 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 22:1 19:1
Badger Mountain Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
4%
7%
Badger Mountain Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
12%
20%
Badger Mountain Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
5%
Badger Mountain Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
77%
60%
Badger Mountain Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Badger Mountain Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Badger Mountain Elementary 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.
0.39 0.59
Badger Mountain Elementary 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.
18%
37%
Badger Mountain Elementary 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.
3%
7%
Badger Mountain Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,646 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Richland School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
4
Number of Students Managed 11,646 969
Richland   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $106 MM $12 MM
Richland   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $103 MM $11 MM
Richland   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,998 $12,260
Richland   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,702 $11,231
Richland   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 Benton County Jail High School (2.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Rivers Edge High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sunset View Elementary School (2.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Kennewick Sunset View Elementary School
    711 North Center Parkway
    Kennewick , WA , 99336
    (509)222-6024
    2.2  mi  |  421  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Kennewick Vista Elementary School
    1701 North Young St
    Kennewick , WA , 99336
    (509)222-6527
    2.4  mi  |  458  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Richland Lewis & Clark Elementary School
    800 Downing
    Richland , WA , 99352
    (509)967-9275
    2.5  mi  |  464  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Kennewick Benton County Jail High School
    Alternative School
    7122 West Okanogan Place
    Kennewick , WA , 99337
    (509)222-6522
    Alternative School
    2.6  mi  |  2  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Richland Rivers Edge High School
    Alternative School
    975 Gillespie
    Richland , WA , 99352
    (509)967-6450
    Alternative School
    2.7  mi  |  227  students  |  Gr.  6-12

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