1707 Main St
Sumner, WA 98390
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Sumner High School serves 1,685 students in grades 9-12.
Sumner High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (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 85% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,685 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 30% in WA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sumner High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Sumner High School's student population of 1,685 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,685 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
73 teachers
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School Rankings

Sumner High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Sumner High School is 0.48, 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
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State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#343 out of 2052 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
8%
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Hispanic
17%
25%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
70%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
9%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Graduation Rate
90%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,685 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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