Kent School District


The Kent School District in Washington state encompasses 43 schools, including 29 elementary schools, 6 middle schools, 7 high schools, and 1 alternative school, serving students from diverse backgrounds across the region.

Several schools in the district stand out for their exceptional academic performance. Kentridge High School ranks 54th out of 442 high schools in Washington and has a 4-star rating, with strong proficiency rates in English Language Arts and Math. At the elementary level, Sunrise Elementary School and Ridgewood Elementary School are among the top-performing schools in the state, with outstanding proficiency rates across multiple grade levels. Similarly, Northwood Middle School stands out for its strong academic performance and 4-star rating.

However, the data also reveals significant disparities in academic achievement across the district, with some schools struggling to meet proficiency standards. This suggests the need for targeted interventions and support to address the achievement gap, particularly in schools with higher percentages of students from low-income backgrounds. Additionally, the wide range of graduation rates and dropout rates among the high schools indicates the importance of examining factors such as school climate, support services, and instructional practices to ensure all students have the opportunity to succeed.

District Detail

 12033 SE 256th St
Kent, WA 98031-6643

 (253) 373-7000

SchoolDigger Rank:
137th of 249 Washington districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 25,586

Primary Schools: 30
Middle Schools: 6
High Schools: 8
Alternative Schools: 1

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Washington State Department of Health and the Washington Office of Superindentent of Public Instruction.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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