Sumner High School

Public 9-12

 1707 Main St
       Sumner, WA  98390-1815


 (253) 891-5500

     School Website

District: Sumner School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
46th of 306 Washington High Schools


Student/Teacher Ratio:  24.0
Number of students:  1,648

Racial breakdown:

White:
76.8%
Hispanic:
11.0%
Two or more races:
6.1%
Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients:  30.6%

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Updated Tuesday, August 16, 2016, based on the 2015-16 school year test scores.

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Compare Details In 2016, Sumner High School ranked better than 85% of high schools in Washington. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2016 the calculated Average Standard Score was 79.24. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (76.8%), Hispanic (11%), two or more races (6.1%). (See more...)
Compare Details 30.6% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
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Schooldigger 2016 Rankings:

Sumner High School:

SchoolDigger Ranks Sumner High School 46th of 306 Washington public high schools. (See Sumner High School in the ranking list.)

Sumner School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Sumner School District 19th of 203 Washington school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Sumner High School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked High Schools WA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 72.06 94th 391 76.0% 4 star ranking
2005 59.55 180th 395 54.4% 3 star ranking
2006 68.96 121st 396 69.4% 3 star ranking
2007 72.56 103rd 400 74.3% 4 star ranking
2008 79.65 54th 397 86.4% 4 star ranking
2009 76.68 74th 403 81.6% 4 star ranking
2010 72.71 103rd 424 75.7% 4 star ranking
2011 58.84 153rd 442 65.4% 3 star ranking
2012 61.41 154th 452 65.9% 3 star ranking
2013 64.39 155th 456 66.0% 3 star ranking
2015 67.36 87th 342 74.6% 4 star ranking
2016 79.24 46th 306 85.0% 4 star ranking

Test score data source: test scores: Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Sumner High School Test Scores

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Test score data source: Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

About the Smarter Balanced Assessment: Educators from Smarter Balanced states worked together to develop high-quality assessments that provide more accurate and meaningful information about what students are learning. The Smarter Balanced assessments replace existing tests in English and mathematics for grades 3-8 and high school. Administered online, these new assessments adapt to each student’s ability, giving teachers and parents better information to help students succeed.

Source: Wa State OSPI

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by a student
Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Open Quote I love this school SO much. I am currently a student at Sumner and I have to say, they have a lot of course offerings and sports programs. There is also a great marching band!!!!! Close Quote


Enrollment information for Sumner High School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 1003 4 11 14 16 n/a n/a 0 1048
1989 943 3 14 13 18 n/a n/a 0 991
1990 889 3 9 18 25 n/a n/a 0 944
1991 851 3 16 21 35 n/a n/a 0 926
1992 916 4 18 32 31 n/a n/a 0 1001
1993 1036 3 24 35 32 n/a n/a 0 1130
1994 1126 8 27 33 28 n/a n/a 0 1222
1995 1314 8 32 49 31 n/a n/a 0 1434
1996 1314 8 32 49 31 n/a n/a 0 1434
1997 1326 7 35 48 32 n/a n/a 0 1448
1998 1391 11 35 45 25 n/a n/a 0 1507
1999 1450 14 36 53 32 n/a n/a 0 1585
2000 1485 13 42 39 32 n/a n/a 0 1611
2001 1468 15 46 51 35 n/a n/a 0 1615
2002 1458 22 50 71 40 n/a n/a 0 1641
2003 1458 22 50 71 40 n/a n/a 0 1641
2004 1505 22 54 81 40 n/a n/a 0 1702
2005 1598 28 56 87 41 n/a n/a 1 1811
2006 1406 24 54 90 36 n/a n/a 3 1613
2007 1205 26 45 76 18 n/a n/a 10 1380
2008 1157 24 50 92 23 n/a n/a 14 1360
2009 1158 25 51 98 24 n/a n/a 19 1375
2010 1129 26 47 105 22 n/a n/a 19 1348
2011 1096 23 42 120 24 6 32 0 1343
2012 1165 21 42 137 15 10 61 0 1451
2013 1239 22 46 175 21 14 86 0 1603
2014 1266 20 49 182 18 12 101 0 1648

Test score data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Sumner High School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 1048 58.0 18.0 0.0
1989 991 58.0 17.0 n/a
1990 944 56.5 16.7 0.0
1991 926 55.6 16.6 n/a
1992 1001 55.8 17.9 n/a
1993 1130 58.0 19.5 n/a
1994 1222 58.1 21.0 n/a
1995 1434 66.5 21.6 n/a
1996 1434 66.5 21.6 n/a
1997 1448 71.2 20.3 n/a
1998 1507 76.3 19.8 n/a
1999 1585 77.2 20.5 n/a
2000 1611 79.4 20.3 n/a
2001 1615 76.1 21.2 n/a
2002 1641 70.8 23.2 14.6
2003 1641 70.8 23.2 14.6
2004 1702 74.0 23.0 17.9
2005 1811 73.6 24.6 19.2
2006 1613 74.9 21.5 22.0
2007 1380 64.8 21.3 19.0
2008 1360 66.9 20.3 23.1
2009 1375 66.9 20.6 22.3
2010 1348 64.0 21.0 25.3
2011 1343 60.6 22.1 28.4
2012 1451 61.9 23.4 31.2
2013 1603 66.7 24.0 32.9
2014 1648 n/a n/a 30.6

Test score data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the FRAC Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Sumner High School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 1048 58.0 18.0 0.0
1989 991 58.0 17.0 n/a
1990 944 56.5 16.7 0.0
1991 926 55.6 16.6 n/a
1992 1001 55.8 17.9 n/a
1993 1130 58.0 19.5 n/a
1994 1222 58.1 21.0 n/a
1995 1434 66.5 21.6 n/a
1996 1434 66.5 21.6 n/a
1997 1448 71.2 20.3 n/a
1998 1507 76.3 19.8 n/a
1999 1585 77.2 20.5 n/a
2000 1611 79.4 20.3 n/a
2001 1615 76.1 21.2 n/a
2002 1641 70.8 23.2 14.6
2003 1641 70.8 23.2 14.6
2004 1702 74.0 23.0 17.9
2005 1811 73.6 24.6 19.2
2006 1613 74.9 21.5 22.0
2007 1380 64.8 21.3 19.0
2008 1360 66.9 20.3 23.1
2009 1375 66.9 20.6 22.3
2010 1348 64.0 21.0 25.3
2011 1343 60.6 22.1 28.4
2012 1451 61.9 23.4 31.2
2013 1603 66.7 24.0 32.9
2014 1648 n/a n/a 30.6

Test score data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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

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