30620 116th Ave Se
Auburn, WA 98092
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Rainier Middle School serves 1,003 students in grades 6-8.
Rainier Middle 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 49% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,003 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Rainier Middle School's student population of 1,003 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,003 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Rankings

Rainier Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Rainier Middle School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1317 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
15%
8%
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Hispanic
26%
25%
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Black
11%
5%
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White
38%
51%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
8%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.75
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

42% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 50% WA state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 61% WA state average).

How many students attend Rainier Middle School?

1,003 students attend Rainier Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

38% of Rainier Middle School students are White, 26% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Rainier Middle School?

Rainier Middle School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Washington state average of 16:1.

What grades does Rainier Middle School offer ?

Rainier Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,003 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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