Rainier Prep

  • Rainier Prep serves 333 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (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 58% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Rainier Prep placed in the top 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46%.

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School Overview

  • Rainier Prep's student population of 333 students has grown by 100% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 214% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students333 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Rainier Prep
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rainier Prep 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 15:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rainier Prep is 0.74, 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)#712 out of 2028 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
62%
51%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
58%
61%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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Asian
9%
8%
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Hispanic
29%
23%
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Black
36%
4%
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White
19%
54%
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Two or more races
7%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rainier Prep. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.740.64
This chart display the diversity score of Rainier Prep and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rainier Prep and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRainier Prep Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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