Ellensburg High School

  • Ellensburg High School serves 968 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the WA average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • Ellensburg High School operates within the Ellensburg School District.
  • Ellensburg School District's 78% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 80%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 968 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 968 students
Ellensburg High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Ellensburg High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Ellensburg High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Ellensburg High School Student 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 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 18:1
Ellensburg High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Ellensburg High School American Indian Students (1990-2015)
Asian
3%
7%
Ellensburg High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
15%
22%
Ellensburg High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
1%
4%
Ellensburg High School Black Students (1992-2015)
White
80%
57%
Ellensburg High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Ellensburg High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.34 0.40
Ellensburg High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
n/a n/a
Ellensburg High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Ellensburg High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

  • Ellensburg School District's student population of 3,155 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 80% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,065 in this district is less than the state average of $12,543. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,477 is less than the state average of $12,413. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Ellensburg School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 3,155 923
Ellensburg School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 78% 80%
Ellensburg School District Graduation Rate (2002-2015)
District Total Revenue $30 MM $12 MM
Ellensburg School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $28 MM $12 MM
Ellensburg School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,065 $12,543
Ellensburg School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,477 $12,413
Ellensburg School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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5  11/15/2012
Ellensburg High has always had an excellent set of academic standards.
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