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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 15 public schools in Adams County, WA, serving 5,052 students.
  • Adams County, WA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Washington public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 61% statewide average). Schools in Adams County have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of Washington public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Adams County, WA are Lind Ritzville Middle School, Ritzville High School and Ritzville Grade School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Washington public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Washington public school average of 18:1.

Top Adams County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Benge Elementary School Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2978 E Benge Winona Rd
    Benge, WA 99105
    (509)887-2370

    Grades: K-6 | 12 students
  • Desert Oasis High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    825 E. Ash St.
    Othello, WA 99344
    (509)488-2659

    Grades: 9-12 | 77 students
  • Hiawatha Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    506 N 7th Ave
    Othello, WA 99344
    (509)488-3389

    Grades: K-5 | 561 students
  • Lind Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    206 W 3rd St
    Lind, WA 99341
    (509)677-3481

    Grades: PK-5 | 91 students
  • Lind Ritzville Middle School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 30%
    507 North E Stree
    Lind, WA 99341
    (509)677-3408

    Grades: 6-8 | 64 students
  • Lind-ritzville High School Reading: ≥50%
    209 E Wellsandt Rd
    Ritzville, WA 99169
    (509)659-1720

    Grades: 9-12 | 57 students
  • Lind-ritzville Middle School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    N 507 E St
    Lind, WA 99341
    (509)677-3408

    Grades: 6-8 | 42 students
  • Lutacaga Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    795 S 7th Ave
    Othello, WA 99344
    (509)488-9669

    Grades: K-5 | 579 students
  • Mcfarland Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    790 S 10th Ave
    Othello, WA 99344
    (509)488-3326

    Grades: 6-8 | 994 students
  • Othello High School Math: 24% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    340 S 7th Ave
    Othello, WA 99344
    (509)488-3351

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,143 student
  • Ritzville Grade School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 50%
    401 E 6th Ave.
    Ritzville, WA 99169
    (509)659-0232

    Grades: K-5 | 167 students
  • Ritzville High School Math: ≥50% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank: Top 30%
    209 E Wellsandt Avenue
    Ritzville, WA 99169
    (509)659-1720

    Grades: 9-12 | 134 students
  • Scootney Springs Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    695 S 14th Ave
    Othello, WA 99344
    (509)488-9625

    Grades: K-5 | 549 students
  • Wahitis Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    905 South 14th Avenue
    Othello, WA 99344
    (509)488-2659

    Grades: K-5 | 535 students
  • Washtucna Elementary/high School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    730 East Booth Avenue
    Washtucna, WA 99371
    (509)646-3211

    Grades: PK-12 | 47 students
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