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 2022-23 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 3,383 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 71% (versus the 61% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Ridgefield School District are South Ridge Elementary School, Ridgefield High School and Union Ridge Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Ridgefield School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Washington.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Washington public school average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WA)
# Schools
6 Schools
2,514 Schools
# Students
3,383 Students
1,089,009 Students
# Teachers
185 Teachers
62,078 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Ridgefield School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 303 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 2020-2021 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 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
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)
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
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
0.40
0.67
# American Indian Students
10 Students
14,333 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
70 Students
90,824 Students
% Asian Students
2%
8%
# Hispanic Students
466 Students
268,786 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
25%
# Black Students
25 Students
49,701 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
2,575 Students
554,531 Students
% White Students
76%
51%
# Hawaiian Students
8 Students
13,446 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
229 Students
95,979 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
9%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
54
19,160
# Students in K Grade:
237
70,629
# Students in 1st Grade:
233
78,293
# Students in 2nd Grade:
243
79,451
# Students in 3rd Grade:
264
79,424
# Students in 4th Grade:
274
80,784
# Students in 5th Grade:
252
81,372
# Students in 6th Grade:
266
83,852
# Students in 7th Grade:
309
86,058
# Students in 8th Grade:
273
86,333
# Students in 9th Grade:
272
85,557
# Students in 10th Grade:
218
83,970
# Students in 11th Grade:
259
83,278
# Students in 12th Grade:
229
90,848
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,116 is higher than the state median of $17,989. The school district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $31,783 is higher than the state median of $18,307. The school district spending/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (WA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$61 MM
$14 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$108 MM
$14 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,116
$17,989
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$31,783
$18,307
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Ridgefield School District Public Schools (2022-23)

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-4
| 546 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
| 978 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-4
| 759 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
| 582 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
| 518 students
Rank: n/an/a
510 Pioneer Street
Ridgefield, WA 98642
(360) 619-3333
Grades: PK
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 3,383 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • 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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