Rainier Elementary School

600 W 3rd
Rainier, WA 98576
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Rainier Elementary School serves 432 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Rainier Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (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 48% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Rainier Elementary School's student population of 432 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students432 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Rainier Elementary 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 diversity score of Rainier Elementary School is 0.32, 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 Testing Rank
#1452 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
1%
8%
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Hispanic
9%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
82%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.320.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRainier School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Rainier Elementary School is Rainier Senior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Rainier Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rainier Rainier Middle School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 195 students
    0.3 miles
    202 2nd St. W
    Rainier, WA 98576
    (360) 446-2206
    0.3 6-8 195
  • Rainier Rainier Senior High School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 251 students
    0.3 miles
    308 2nd St W
    Rainier, WA 98576
    (360) 446-2205
    0.3 9-12 251
  • Yelm Ridgeline Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 603 students
    5.0 miles
    10605 Carter St Se
    Yelm, WA 98597
    (360) 458-1100
    5 6-8 603
  • Yelm Mill Pond Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 456 students
    5.3 miles
    909 Mill Rd. Se
    Yelm, WA 98597
    (360) 458-3400
    5.3 PK-6 456
  • Yelm Yelm Extension School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 110 students
    5.7 miles
    107 First St. N
    Yelm, WA 98597
    (360) 458-6223
    5.7 9-12 110

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