« Back to compare
/ / School Profile
7-12
Public
Rainier, OR
Students enrolled: 492

Contact this school

28170 Old Rainier Rd
Rainier, OR 97048

(503) 556-4215
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Rainier Jr/Sr High School address.

Profile Completeness

INTERMEDIATE

Want to improve this school’s profile? You can!

All schools on GreatSchools begin with BASIC completeness, which includes important information like contact details and test scores. It’s up to the school community to take the next steps. As a parent or community member, you can share what you know with other families by writing a review or answering a few questions about what the school offers. As a school leader, you can upload photos, describe school programs, and more with an Official school profile.

The completeness meter moves to INTERMEDIATE, then ADVANCED, and finally HONOR ROLL as you complete the following: 10 or more reviews, at least 1 photo, and 9 program questions parents find helpful.

Want to improve this school's profile?
for Parents
for Schools
 
March 28, 2012
I graduated in 93 . I need to know how I can get a copy of my diploma..

- submitted by a community member
May 09, 2011
I graduated Rainier High School in 1994 and am interested in knowing what teachers and staff members still work there.

- submitted by a community member
March 13, 2011
I grew up going through the Rainier school district and feel that the school has done me a disservice. I was never evaluated for the problems that I had going through school and it was only when I was home schooled with my family that my parents realized my difficultly. Please don't send your children here! I watch my nephew and nieces struggle because of lack of challenge in the school.

- submitted by a community member
August 12, 2010
Huge issue with people of color and diversity overall. Needs tolerance and diversity training. A "CELIBRATE DIVERSITY" sign in each hall would be a good start.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 13, 2010
The school grounds are great and spacious. I like how all the levels of schools are on the same grounds. K-12

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2008
This is a great school district for a small town. There are about 1400 students, K-12. If your child is above average, there are college courses available if s/he has tapped out the high school. If your child needs an IEP, that is available. 98% of the staff and administration loves their job and cares about the kids. The community is tight knit but welcoming and willing to help newbies settle in. As a parent, you'll need to get involved both with in school and out of school activities if your child is going to find success. Don't expect others to carry your load in this rural area, which is 95% blue collar. You and your child will get out of public education what you put into it.

- submitted by a parent
April 03, 2008
This review submitted without content.


- submitted by a student
May 11, 2007
The teachers are doing a good job with what they have. The budget is small, and there are not enough classes to choose from. With a senior about to graduate and another being a sophomore, the opportunities are meek. Only one foreign language course. What if a student doesn't want to learn Spanish, but maybe French....too bad. There are very few specialty classes available. However, there are some courses available through the local colleges, that are challenging. I guess that's the price for a small town school. Over all... If I had a choice, I would not send my children to this school, the opportunities, just aren't there.

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2007
This school is a real disappointment. No one ever answers the phone or returns calls. Many of the teachers are unorganized and seem to actually dislike children. Teachers have little communication with parents outside of scheduled events. They rarely return calls or respond to emails. Kids are out of control and the staff seem unable to function as a team. The education my child receives is not challenging and quite often teachers take over a month to grade completed work. The online parent assistant tool has potential, however if teachers aren't grading work in a timely manner it is pointless. If we had any other options we would pull our child out of this school in a heartbeat. Very frustrating!

- submitted by a parent
March 21, 2005
I moved from a huge school in Southern California, to Rainier my Jr. year. I loved this school. The staff as well as the students were welcoming and kind. You don't seem to get that much anymore, but I did there, as well as a great education. I no longer live in Oregon, but if I did my kids would definately attend Rainier schools.

- submitted by a former student
January 23, 2005
This review submitted without content.


- submitted by a student
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


Facebook


Nearby homes for sale

     

Last modified: October 30, 2014

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.


GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2014 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Rainier Jr/Sr High School
28170 Old Rainier Rd, Rainier, OR  97048
(503) 556-4215
Last modified Rainier Jr/Sr High School is a Public school that serves grades 7-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Rainier Jr/Sr High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. Top