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For the 2021 school year, there are 16 blue ribbon public high schools serving 8,479 students in Washington.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public high schools in Washington are International Community School, Mercer Island High School and International School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Washington blue ribbon public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 69% (versus the Washington public high school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 85% (versus the 70% statewide average).
Washington blue ribbon public high school have a Graduation Rate of 94%, which is more than the Washington average of 86%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Mercer Island High School, with 96% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Washington or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the Washington public high school average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Top Washington Blue Ribbon Public High Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Rank: #11.
    International Community School Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: 95% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    11133 Ne 65th St
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    (425) 936-2380

    438 students
    Year: 2005
  • Rank: #22.
    Mercer Island High School Math: 86% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    9100 Se 42nd
    Mercer Island, WA 98040
    (206) 236-3345

    1,521 student
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #33.
    International School Alternative School
    Math: 88% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    445 128th Ave Se
    Bellevue, WA 98005
    (425) 456-6500

    578 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #44.
    Newport Senior High School Math: 83% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4333 Factoria Boulevard Se
    Bellevue, WA 98006
    (425) 456-7400

    1,834 student
    Year: 2003
  • Rank: #55.
    Vashon Island High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    9600 Sw 204th St
    Vashon, WA 98070
    (206) 463-9171

    546 students
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #66.
    Davenport Senior High School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    801 7th Street
    Davenport, WA 99122
    (509) 725-4021

    330 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #77.
    Vancouver School Of Arts And Academics Math: 61% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3101 Main St
    Vancouver, WA 98663
    (360) 313-4600

    593 students
    Year: 2005
  • Rank: #88.
    Pullman High School Math: 54% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    510 Nw Greyhound Way
    Pullman, WA 99163
    (509) 332-1551

    840 students
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #99.
    Rosalia Elementary & Secondary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    916 South Josephine
    Rosalia, WA 99170
    (509) 523-3061

    173 students
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #1010.
    South Whidbey High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5675 Maxwelton
    Langley, WA 98260
    (360) 221-4300

    448 students
    Year: 2007
  • Rank: #1111.
    Jenkins Junior/senior High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    E. 702 Lincoln
    Chewelah, WA 99109
    (509) 685-6800

    388 students
    Year: 2005
  • Rank: #1212.
    Chelan High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    215 Webster
    Chelan, WA 98816
    (509) 682-4061

    469 students
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #1313.
    Naselle Homelink Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    793 State Route 4
    Naselle, WA 98638
    (360) 484-7121

    23 students
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #1414.
    Klickitat Elementary & High School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    98 School Drive
    Klickitat, WA 98628
    (509) 369-4145

    72 students
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #1515.
    Columbia High And Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4961b Hunters Shop Road
    Hunters, WA 99137
    (509) 722-3311

    132 students
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #1616.
    Tekoa High School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    513 E Henkle - 0869
    Tekoa, WA 99033
    (509) 284-3401

    94 students
    Year: 2010
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