Kentwood High School

25800 164th Ave Se
Kent, WA 98042
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Kentwood High School serves 2,036 students in grades 9-12.
Kentwood 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 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (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 75% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

Kentwood High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Kentwood High School's student population of 2,036 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,036 students
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Total Classroom Teachers93 teachers
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School Comparison

Kentwood High School is ranked within the top 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 diversity score of Kentwood High School is 0.77, which is more 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 Testing Rank
#723 out of 2039 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:117:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
23%
8%
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Hispanic
18%
23%
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Black
10%
4%
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White
37%
54%
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Hawaiian
3%
1%
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Two or more races
8%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.770.64
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Graduation Rate
91%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kentwood High School is Tahoma Senior High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mattson Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crestwood Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kent Mattson Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 626 students
    0.5 miles
    16400 Se 251st St
    Kent, WA 98042
    (253) 373-7670
    0.5 7-8 626
  • Kent Crestwood Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 476 students
    1.0 miles
    25225 180th Ave Se
    Kent, WA 98042
    (253) 373-7634
    1 PK-6 476
  • Kent Covington Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 562 students
    1.2 miles
    17070 Se Wax Road
    Kent, WA 98042
    (253) 373-7652
    1.2 PK-6 562
  • Kent Horizon Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 454 students
    1.3 miles
    27641 144th Ave Se
    Kent, WA 98042
    (253) 373-7313
    1.3 PK-6 454
  • Kent Jenkins Creek Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 416 students
    1.5 miles
    26915 186th Ave Se
    Kent, WA 98042
    (253) 373-7331
    1.5 PK-6 416

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