Kennewick High School

  • Kennewick High School serves 1,696 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kennewick High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Kennewick High School's student population of 1,696 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,696 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kennewick High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kennewick High School is 0.58, 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#1146 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
49%
23%
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Black
4%
4%
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White
41%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
8%
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Diversity Score0.580.64
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Graduation Rate
90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKennewick School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Kennewick High School is Legacy High School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kennewick Keewaydin Discovery Center
    Grades: PK | 132 students
    0.2 miles
    202 South Dayton Street
    Kennewick, WA 99336
    (509) 585-3155
    0.2 PK 132
  • Kennewick Legacy High School Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 222 students
    0.3 miles
    202 S. Dayton St
    Kennewick, WA 99336
    (509) 222-6552
    0.3 6-12 222
  • Kennewick Mid-columbia Parent Partnership Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 296 students
    0.3 miles
    200 S Fruitland St
    Kennewick, WA 99336
    (509) 222-5036
    0.3 K-12 296
  • Kennewick Amistad Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 529 students
    0.5 miles
    930 West 4th Avenue
    Kennewick, WA 99336
    (509) 222-5100
    0.5 PK-5 529
  • Kennewick Park Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 710 students
    0.6 miles
    1011 West 10th Avenue
    Kennewick, WA 99336
    (509) 222-6900
    0.6 6-8 710

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