Emerald Ridge High School

  • Emerald Ridge High School serves 1,523 students in grades 10-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 91% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Emerald Ridge High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Emerald Ridge High School's student population of 1,523 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,523 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Emerald Ridge High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,028 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Emerald Ridge High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#763 out of 2028 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
8%
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Hispanic
15%
23%
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Black
5%
4%
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White
63%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
13%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Emerald Ridge High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.570.64
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Graduation Rate
91%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePuyallup School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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