Rainier Elementary School

2410 Stryker Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98433
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Rainier Elementary School serves 530 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Rainier Elementary School's student population of 530 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students530 students
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Rainier Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Rainier Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rainier Elementary School is 0.72, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#544 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rainier Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rainier Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
Asian
3%
7%
Hispanic
29%
23%
Black
14%
4%
White
41%
55%
Hawaiian
2%
1%
Two or more races
11%
8%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rainier Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.720.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
37%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClover Park School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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