Mount Rainier High School



Mount Rainier High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mount Rainier High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 472
10 414
11 349
12 356

Mount Rainier High School is a public high school of the Highline School District located in Des Moines, WA. It has 1,591 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mount Rainier High School is the 65th largest public high school in Washington and the 2,866th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,591
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 69.87

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Mount Rainier High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 817
(51%)
4,391
(53%)
 Female 774
(49%)
3,902
(47%)

Mount Rainier High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 602
(38%)
2,306
(28%)
 Hispanic 420
(26%)
2,771
(33%)
 Asian 192
(12%)
1,267
(15%)
 Two or More 187
(12%)
712
(9%)
 Black 132
(8%)
847
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 47
(3%)
300
(4%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
90
(1%)

Mount Rainier High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 755
(47%)
2,778
(33%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 662
(42%)
4,645
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 174
(11%)
870
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mount Rainier High School is ranked 29th out of 0 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mount Rainier High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.5%) is higher than the state average of 40.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Mount Rainier High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1314
2006 1370
2007 1541
2008 1613
2009 1638
2010 1655
2011 1599
2012 1591

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.4
2006 N/A
2007 23.8
2008 25.1
2009 22.9
2010 22.9
2011 23
2012 22.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30593607305936
2006 0.29051094890511
2007 0.34198572355613
2008 0.38065716057037
2009 0.41330891330891
2010 0.397583081571
2011 0.51094434021263
2012 0.52545568824639

Compare Mount Rainier High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,947.5% 19.5:1
 
2,280.0% 22.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 52.5%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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