Ridgefield School District

510 Pioneer Street
Ridgefield, WA 98642-9088
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 3,846 students in Ridgefield School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Washington.
Public Schools in Ridgefield School District have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the Washington public school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 83% (versus the 59% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 25% 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
7 Schools
2,554 Schools
# Students
3,846 Students
1,081,849 Students
# Teachers
194 Teachers
63,220 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Ridgefield School District, which is ranked within the top 10% 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 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WA)
Overall District Rank
#32 out of 306 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Ridgefield   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
61%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ridgefield   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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
71%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ridgefield   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.
Graduation Rate
(18-19)
90-94%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Ridgefield   School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.42
0.68
# American Indian Students
17 Students
13,580 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
83 Students
92,008 Students
% Asian Students
2%
9%
# Hispanic Students
523 Students
273,267 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
25%
# Black Students
32 Students
50,542 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
2,870 Students
539,033 Students
% White Students
75%
50%
# Hawaiian Students
12 Students
14,335 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
308 Students
95,978 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
9%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
73
19,133
# Students in K Grade:
278
78,032
# Students in 1st Grade:
295
74,636
# Students in 2nd Grade:
274
78,568
# Students in 3rd Grade:
282
79,256
# Students in 4th Grade:
298
78,860
# Students in 5th Grade:
317
79,997
# Students in 6th Grade:
285
80,030
# Students in 7th Grade:
304
83,057
# Students in 8th Grade:
342
85,096
# Students in 9th Grade:
317
87,205
# Students in 10th Grade:
284
84,558
# Students in 11th Grade:
235
82,586
# Students in 12th Grade:
262
90,835
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,244 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,148. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,654 is less than the state median of $19,607. The school district spending/student has declined by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (WA)
Total Revenue
$63 MM
$20,715 MM
This chart display total revenue of Ridgefield   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
$49 MM
$21,212 MM
This chart display total spending of Ridgefield   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
$16,244
$19,148
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Ridgefield   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,654
$19,607
This chart display average spending per public school student in Ridgefield   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Ridgefield School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
South Ridge Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
502 Nw 199th Street
Ridgefield, WA 98642
(360) 619-1500
Grades: K-6
| 570 students
Rank: #22.
Ridgefield High School
Math: 61% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2630 S Hillhurst Road
Ridgefield, WA 98642
(360) 619-1320
Grades: 9-12
| 1,044 students
Rank: #33.
Union Ridge Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
330 N Fifth Ave
Ridgefield, WA 98642
(360) 750-7600
Grades: K-6
| 803 students
Rank: #44.
View Ridge Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3215 S Hillhurst Rd
Ridgefield, WA 98642
(360) 619-1400
Grades: 7-8
| 619 students
Rank: #55.
Sunset Ridge Intermediate School
Math: 55% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3215 South Hillhurst Road
Ridgefield, WA 98642
(360) 619-1420
Grades: 5-6
| 577 students
Rank: n/an/a
510 Pioneer Street
Ridgefield, WA 98642
(360) 619-3333
Grades: PK
| 73 students
Rank: n/an/a
Wisdom Ridge Academy
Alternative School
5645 S 11th St
Ridgefield, WA 98642
(360) 295-8500
Grades: 1-12
| 160 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Ridgefield School District?
Ridgefield School District manages 7 public schools serving 3,846 students.
What is the rank of Ridgefield School District?
Ridgefield School District is ranked #23 out of 300 school districts in Washington (top 10%) 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 overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
What is the racial composition of students in Ridgefield School District?
75% of Ridgefield School District students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Ridgefield School District?
Ridgefield School District has a student/teacher ratio of 19:1, which is higher than the Washington state average of 17:1.
What is Ridgefield School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,654 is less than the state median of $19,607. The school district spending/student has declined by 14% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: 01-12
  • Enrollment: 3,846 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 10% in WA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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