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grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade C+
  4. College Prep
    grade C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C+
  7. Administration
    grade C
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Rainier Beach High School is a public school located in Seattle, WA. It has 761 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 22% of students are at least proficient in math and 52% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
52%
Percent Proficient - Math
22%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1000
117 responses
Average ACT
22
21 responses
AP Enrollment
5%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$47,279
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,265
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$383,624
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 15 responses
Poll
93%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 15 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 41 responses
  • Multicultural Nights
    22%
  • Talent shows
    17%
  • Football games
    15%
  • Basketball games
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • Rap Battles
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
761
Free or Reduced Lunch
75%
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 13 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 13 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 13 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$81,701
Teachers in First/Second Year
29.6%
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 17 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 17 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 17 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$17,218 / year
National
$12,239
67%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 18 responses
28%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 18 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 18 responses

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