Top 10 Best Kittitas County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 4,625 students in Kittitas County, WA (there are 2 private schools, serving 142 private students). 97% of all K-12 students in Kittitas County, WA are educated in public schools (compared to the WA state average of 91%).
The top ranked public schools in Kittitas County, WA are Damman Elementary School, Cle Elum Roslyn High School and Ellensburg High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kittitas County, WA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Washington public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 53% statewide average). Schools in Kittitas County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Washington public schools.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Washington public school average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Kittitas County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Damman Elementary School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
41 Manastash Rd
Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 925-4567
Grades: K-6
| 44 students
Rank: #22.
Cle Elum Roslyn High School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2692 Sr 903
Cle Elum, WA 98922
(509) 649-4900
Grades: 9-12
| 246 students
Rank: #33.
Ellensburg High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1203 E Capitol
Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 925-8300
Grades: 9-12
| 967 students
Rank: #44.
Cle Elum Roslyn Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2696 Sr 903
Cle Elum, WA 98922
(509) 649-4700
Grades: PK-5
| 413 students
Rank: #55.
Swiftwater Alternative High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4244 Bullfrog Road
Cle Elum, WA 98922
(509) 649-4993
Grades: 8-12
| 22 students
Rank: #66.
Thorp Elementary & Jr Sr High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10831 N Thorp Hwy
Thorp, WA 98946
(509) 964-2107
Grades: K-12
| 226 students
Rank: #77.
Kittitas Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
501 N. Pierce Avenue
Kittitas, WA 98934
(855) 380-8843
Grades: K-5
| 242 students
Rank: #88.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2100 N. Cora
Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 925-8050
Grades: K-5
| 457 students
Rank: #99.
Easton School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1893 Railroad Street
Easton, WA 98925
(509) 656-2317
Grades: K-12
| 84 students
Rank: #1010.
Morgan Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
400 E First
Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 925-8200
Grades: 6-8
| 752 students
Rank: #1111.
Mt. Stuart Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1701 N. Cora St
Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 925-8400
Grades: K-5
| 446 students
Rank: #1212.
Walter Strom Middle School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2694 Sr 903
Cle Elum, WA 98922
(509) 649-4800
Grades: 6-8
| 241 students
Rank: #1313.
Kittitas High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7571 Kittitas Highway
Kittitas, WA 98934
(855) 380-8848
Grades: 6-12
| 350 students
Rank: #1414.
K-12 Ellensburg Learning Center
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
210 Ruby Street
Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 925-8181
Grades: 1-12
| 86 students
Rank: n/an/a
Early Learning Center
Special Education School
705 W 15th
Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 925-8117
Grades: PK
| 38 students
Rank: n/an/a
1893 Railroad Street
Easton, WA 98925
(509) 656-2317
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Kittitas B-5 Special Educational Program
Special Education School
501 N Pierce Avenue
Kittitas, WA 98934
(855) 380-8843
Grades: PK
| 3 students
Rank: n/an/a
11042 Parke Creek Road
Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 968-4909
Grades: 8-12
| 8 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Kittitas County, WA

Kittitas County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
714 E Dean Nicholson Blvd., Ms
Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 925-8308
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Kittitas County, WA?
The top ranked public schools in Kittitas County, WA include Damman Elementary School, Cle Elum Roslyn High School and Ellensburg High School.
How many public schools are located in Kittitas County, WA?
18 public schools are located in Kittitas County, WA.
What percentage of students in Kittitas County, WA go to public school?
97% of all K-12 students in Kittitas County, WA are educated in public schools (compared to the WA state average of 91%).
What is the racial composition of students in Kittitas County, WA?
Kittitas County, WA public schools minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Washington public schools average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

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