Ritzville Grade School

401 E 6th Ave.
Ritzville, WA 99169
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Ritzville Grade School serves 168 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Ritzville Grade School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 168 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ritzville Grade School's student population of 168 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
168 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Ritzville Grade 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 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Ritzville Grade School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1041 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
50-54%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
50-54%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
16:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
15%
25%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
78%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ritzville Grade School's ranking?
Ritzville Grade School is ranked #1041 out of 2,052 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Washington.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 50% WA state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 61% WA state average).
How many students attend Ritzville Grade School?
168 students attend Ritzville Grade School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Ritzville Grade School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ritzville Grade School?
Ritzville Grade School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Washington state average of 16:1.
What grades does Ritzville Grade School offer ?
Ritzville Grade School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Ritzville Grade School part of?
Ritzville Grade School is part of Ritzville School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 168 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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