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What are the best Richland Schools?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you are a family looking at apartments for rent in Richland, you might be interested in the city’s public-school system. Richland shares one school district with West Richland; the district is made up of nine elementary schools, four middle schools, and three high schools.

Take the time to research every school to find the one that works best for your child. Here is a quick list of Richland’s best-tested, most critically successful schools:

Lewis and Clark Elementary (K-5)
Lewis and Clark hosts the district’s Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) program for gifted students as well as special-education programs for children with behavior issues and disabilities. On the WASL (Washington’s standardized test), all grades scored up to 22% above the state average on all subjects.

Enterprise Middle School (6-8)
Enterprise has many active sports and art (choir, band, and drama) programs, which strive to engage students. The school scored up to 15% above the state average on their WASLs.

Hanford High School (9-12)
Hanford has high-quality teachers who participate actively with parents. Students scored up to 17% above the state average on their WASLs.

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