Mount Rainier High School

  • Mount Rainier High School serves 1,626 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (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 77% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Mount Rainier 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Mount Rainier High School's student population of 1,626 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,626 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mount Rainier 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 23:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mount Rainier 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 School Rank (16-17)#782 out of 2028 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
15%
8%
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Hispanic
29%
23%
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Black
13%
4%
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White
33%
54%
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Hawaiian
3%
1%
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Two or more races
7%
8%
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Diversity Score0.770.64
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Graduation Rate
83%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighline School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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