Rainier Prep serves 344 students in grades 5-8.
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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is equal to the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Washington state average of 49% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

School Overview

Rainier Prep's student population of 344 students has grown by 37% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 78% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
344 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Rainier Prep is ranked within the top 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 Prep is 0.63, which is less 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
#669 out of 2052 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
8%
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Hispanic
35%
25%
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Black
49%
5%
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White
5%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
4%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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5   1/5/2019
great school
- Posted by Student/Alumni - angel

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 344 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63

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