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For the 2021 school year, there are 63 public schools serving 37,583 students in Benton County, WA. Benton County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Washington.
The top ranked public schools in Benton County, WA are Cottonwood Elementary School, White Bluffs Elementary School and Orchard Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Benton County, WA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Washington public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 61% statewide average). Schools in Benton County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Washington public schools.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Washington public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Benton County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Cottonwood Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    16734 S. Cottonwood Creek Blvd
    Kennewick, WA 99338
    (509) 222-6404

    Grades: K-5 | 754 students
  • Rank: #22.
    White Bluffs Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1250 Kensington
    Richland, WA 99352
    (509) 967-6575

    Grades: PK-5 | 746 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Orchard Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1600 Gala Way
    Richland, WA 99352
    (509) 967-6175

    Grades: PK-5 | 699 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Ridge View Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    7001 West 13th Avenue
    Kennewick, WA 99338
    (509) 734-3650

    Grades: K-5 | 647 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Leona Libby Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3259 Belmont Blvd.
    West Richland, WA 99353
    (509) 967-6465

    Grades: 6-8 | 680 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Hanford High School Math: 52% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    450 Hanford Street
    Richland, WA 99352
    (509) 967-6500

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,153 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Sage Crest Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    6411 W 38th Ave
    Kennewick, WA 99338
    (509) 222-6500

    Grades: K-5 | 545 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Lincoln Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4901 West 21st Avenue
    Kennewick, WA 99338
    (509) 222-5700

    Grades: K-5 | 568 students
  • Rank: #99.
    William Wiley Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2820 S Highlands Blvd
    West Richland, WA 99353
    (509) 967-6375

    Grades: K-5 | 534 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Lewis & Clark Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    415 Jadwin
    Richland, WA 99352
    (509) 967-6275

    Grades: PK-5 | 560 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Paterson Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    51409 W. Prior Rd.
    Paterson, WA 99345
    (509) 875-2601

    Grades: K-8 | 123 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Desert Hills Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    6011 West 10th Place
    Kennewick, WA 99338
    (509) 734-3550

    Grades: 6-8 | 865 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Kamiakin High School Math: 45% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    600 North Arthur Street
    Kennewick, WA 99336
    (509) 734-3500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,746 student
  • Rank: #1414.
    Badger Mountain Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1515 Elementary Street
    Richland, WA 99352
    (509) 967-6225

    Grades: K-5 | 615 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Enterprise Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5200 Paradise Way
    West Richland, WA 99353
    (509) 967-6200

    Grades: 6-8 | 690 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Cascade Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    505 South Highland Drive
    Kennewick, WA 99337
    (509) 585-3400

    Grades: K-5 | 605 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Sunset View Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    711 North Center Parkway
    Kennewick, WA 99336
    (509) 222-6000

    Grades: K-5 | 556 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Richland High School Math: 40% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    930 Long Ave
    Richland, WA 99352
    (509) 967-6535

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,014 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Jason Lee Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1702 Van Giesen
    Richland, WA 99352
    (509) 967-6475

    Grades: PK-5 | 545 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Tapteal Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    705 N 62nd Ave
    West Richland, WA 99353
    (509) 967-6350

    Grades: PK-5 | 659 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Chinook Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    6011 W 10th Place
    Kennewick, WA 99338
    (509) 222-7500

    Grades: 6-8 | 895 students
  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Hawthorne Elementary School - Kennewick Math: 54% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3520 West John Day Avenue
    Kennewick, WA 99336
    (509) 734-3690

    Grades: K-5 | 554 students
  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Marcus Whitman Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    518 Catskill St.
    Richland, WA 99352
    (509) 967-6300

    Grades: K-5 | 556 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Three Rivers Home Link Alternative School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1710 Van Giesen
    Richland, WA 99352
    (509) 967-6450

    Grades: K-12 | 380 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Southridge High School Math: 34% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3320 Southridge Boulevard
    Kennewick, WA 99338
    (509) 734-3800

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,710 student
  • Rank: #2626.
    Prosser High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1203 Prosser Ave.
    Prosser, WA 99350
    (509) 786-1224

    Grades: 9-12 | 886 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Horse Heaven Hills Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3500 South Vancouver Street
    Kennewick, WA 99337
    (509) 585-3260

    Grades: 6-8 | 815 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Sacajawea Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    535 Fuller St.
    Richland, WA 99352
    (509) 967-6325

    Grades: K-5 | 566 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Kennewick High School Math: 32% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    500 South Dayton Street
    Kennewick, WA 99336
    (509) 222-7100

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,696 student
  • Rank: #3030.
    Phoenix High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3520 Southridge Boulevard
    Kennewick, WA 99338
    (509) 222-6039

    Grades: 9-12 | 62 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Canyon View Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1229 West 22nd Place
    Kennewick, WA 99337
    (509) 222-5200

    Grades: K-5 | 529 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Washington Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    105 West 21st Avenue
    Kennewick, WA 99337
    (509) 222-6200

    Grades: K-5 | 487 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Vista Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1701 North Young Street
    Kennewick, WA 99336
    (509) 222-6100

    Grades: K-5 | 577 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Carmichael Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    620 Thayer Drive
    Richland, WA 99352
    (509) 967-6425

    Grades: 6-8 | 806 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Southgate Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3121 West 19th Avenue
    Kennewick, WA 99337
    (509) 585-3380

    Grades: K-5 | 464 students
  • Show 28 more public schools in Benton County, WA (out of 63 total schools)
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