Richland School District

6972 Keene Road
West Richland, WA 99353
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

Richland School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Washington for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 22 public schools serving 13,831 students in Richland School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Washington.
Public Schools in Richland School District have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the Washington public school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 59% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Washington public school average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WA)
# Schools
22 Schools
2,554 Schools
# Students
13,831 Students
1,081,849 Students
# Teachers
701 Teachers
63,220 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Richland School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 300 school districts in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WA)
#81 out of 306 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Richland   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(18-19)
52%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Richland   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
64%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Richland   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
82%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Richland   School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.50
0.68
# American Indian Students
50 Students
13,580 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
500 Students
92,008 Students
% Asian Students
4%
9%
# Hispanic Students
2,914 Students
273,267 Students
% Hispanic Students
21%
25%
# Black Students
211 Students
50,542 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
9,359 Students
539,033 Students
% White Students
68%
50%
# Hawaiian Students
26 Students
14,335 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
758 Students
95,978 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
9%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
268
19,133
# Students in K Grade:
959
78,032
# Students in 1st Grade:
896
74,636
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,017
78,568
# Students in 3rd Grade:
974
79,256
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,065
78,860
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,033
79,997
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,077
80,030
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,085
83,057
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,087
85,096
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,197
87,205
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,117
84,558
# Students in 11th Grade:
955
82,586
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,101
90,835
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,909 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,148. The school district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,018 is less than the state median of $19,607. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (WA)
Total Revenue
$234 MM
$20,715 MM
This chart display total revenue of Richland   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$235 MM
$21,212 MM
This chart display total spending of Richland   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,909
$19,148
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Richland   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,018
$19,607
This chart display average spending per public school student in Richland   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Richland School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
White Bluffs Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1250 Kensington
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 967-6575
Grades: PK-5
| 714 students
Rank: #22.
Orchard Elementary School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1600 Gala Way
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 967-6175
Grades: PK-5
| 663 students
Rank: #33.
Leona Libby Middle School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3259 Belmont Blvd.
West Richland, WA 99353
(509) 967-6465
Grades: 6-8
| 747 students
Rank: #44.
William Wiley Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2820 S Highlands Blvd
West Richland, WA 99353
(509) 967-6375
Grades: K-5
| 571 students
Rank: #55.
Hanford High School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
450 Hanford Street
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 967-6500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,888 students
Rank: #66.
Lewis & Clark Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
415 Jadwin
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 967-6275
Grades: PK-5
| 470 students
Rank: #77.
Richland High School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
930 Long Ave
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 967-6535
Grades: 8-12
| 2,064 students
Rank: #88.
Jason Lee Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1750 Mcmurray
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 967-6475
Grades: PK-5
| 464 students
Rank: #99.
Three Rivers Home Link
Alternative School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1710 Van Giesen
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 967-6450
Grades: K-12
| 669 students
Rank: #1010.
Marcus Whitman Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1704 Gray St.
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 967-6300
Grades: K-5
| 458 students
Rank: #1111.
Badger Mountain Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1515 Elementary Street
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 967-6225
Grades: K-5
| 496 students
Rank: #1212.
Enterprise Middle School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5200 Paradise Way
West Richland, WA 99353
(509) 967-6200
Grades: 6-8
| 674 students
Rank: #1313.
Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1550 George Washington Way
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 967-6250
Grades: PK-5
| 404 students
Rank: #1414.
Tapteal Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
705 N 62nd Ave
West Richland, WA 99353
(509) 967-6350
Grades: PK-5
| 642 students
Rank: #1515.
Sacajawea Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
535 Fuller St.
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 967-6325
Grades: K-5
| 432 students
Rank: #1616.
Carmichael Middle School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
620 Thayer Drive
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 967-6425
Grades: 6-8
| 823 students
Rank: #1717.
Chief Joseph Middle School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
504 Wilson
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 967-6400
Grades: 6-8
| 693 students
Rank: #1818.
Rivers Edge High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
975 Gillespie
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 967-6450
Grades: 6-12
| 215 students
Rank: n/an/a
6972 Keene Road
West Richland, WA 99353
(509) 967-6245
Grades: K-12
| 450 students
1525 Hunt
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 967-6082
Grades: PK
| 262 students
Rank: n/an/a
Special Programs
Special Education School
6972 Keene Road
West Richland, WA 99353
(509) 967-6050
Grades: PK-12
| 32 students
Rank: n/an/a
605 Mcmurray
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 734-7120
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Richland School District?
Richland School District manages 22 public schools serving 13,831 students.
What is the rank of Richland School District?
Richland School District is ranked #101 out of 300 school districts in Washington (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2018-2019 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Washington school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 10%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Richland School District?
68% of Richland School District students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Richland School District?
Richland School District has a student/teacher ratio of 20:1, which is higher than the Washington state average of 17:1.
What is Richland School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,018 is less than the state median of $19,607. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 22 schools
  • Grades: 01-12
  • Enrollment: 13,831 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : 82% (Top 10% in WA)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 52% (Top 30%)
  • : 64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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