Mount Rainier High School

  • Mount Rainier High School serves 1,629 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 88% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 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 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • Mount Rainier High School's student population of 1,629 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,629 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mount Rainier High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,014 schools in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mount Rainier High School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#642 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
14%
7%
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Hispanic
26%
22%
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Black
12%
4%
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White
38%
56%
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Hawaiian
3%
1%
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Two or more races
7%
7%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mount Rainier High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.760.41
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Graduation Rate
76%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighline School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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