District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

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These are some of the top-rated public schools in Yakima School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
District Student Progress

Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.

Academic Summary
Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

Advanced Courses
Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

Student Demographics
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Teachers & Staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.

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Reviews From Schools in Yakima School District
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Parent / Guardian
May 12, 2022
My 10 year old autistic son goes there to McKinley elementary and his third grade teacher handled a situation very poorly and the vice principal and I feel everyone there at the school is taking it... More
Current student
February 16, 2022
This school is more than an average school, they express determination, strength, Academics. The classes I've taken and the school spirit of this school is beyond what any school here in Yakima will... More
Review for Davis High School
Parent / Guardian
February 15, 2022
Lots of extra curricular and clubs for kids. Doing their best during COVID restrictions. Math night, ELA night, Science night, STEAM night...just about one a month. Has band and choir, full time... More