Washington Middle School

Washington Middle School serves 505 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Washington Middle School operates within the Albuquerque Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 505 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 505 students
Washington Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Washington Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Washington Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Washington Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
10%
Washington Middle School American Indian (1990-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Washington Middle School Asian (1995-2007)
Hispanic
92%
59%
Washington Middle School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
1%
2%
Washington Middle School Black (1990-2012)
White
3%
26%
Washington Middle School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Washington Middle School Sch Ethnicity Washington Middle School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.15 0.73
Washington Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
99%
61%
Washington Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Washington Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2006)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 95,423 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Albuquerque Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
169
4
Number of Students Managed 95,423 589
Albuquerque Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,030 MM $10 MM
Albuquerque Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,214 MM $10 MM
Albuquerque Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,736 $16,127
Albuquerque Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,652 $16,153
Albuquerque Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Amy Biehl Charter High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Tierra Adentro (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lew Wallace Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Albuquerque Amy Biehl Charter High School
    Charter School
    123 4th St Sw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87102
    (505)299-9409
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  294  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Albuquerque Lew Wallace Elementary School
    513 6th St Nw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87102
    (505)880-3744
    0.5  mi  |  296  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Albuquerque Abq Sign Language Academy
    Charter School
    620 Lomas Blvd Nw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87102
    (505)244-7553
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  66  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Albuquerque Gordon Bernell Charter
    Charter School
    401 Roma Nw 3rd Floor
    Albuquerque , NM , 87102
    (505)880-3744
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  437  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Albuquerque Dolores Gonzales Elementary School
    900 Atlantic Sw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87102
    (505)880-3744
    0.6  mi  |  454  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended March 09, 2007 - a. poor b. very available most of the of time, although not that many things to choose from c. cant recall anyone getting any kind of award for athletics d.very poor and dirty e. only time a parent was there honestly was if a child got suspended or parent teacher confrences I would never recommend this school. There is ALWAYS after school fights in some place they call the 6th alley, and there are very very few teachers that actually teach something instead of telling you the answer. I was a former student, was there last year (2005-2006) and the new princepal is horrible. She would take drinks people bought out of there hands and through them away. I know your child would complain about here. Just save the time and not take your child here. A girl was raped in the bathroom last year. One more thing I would like to point out is the princepal was accused of stealing last year (not sure if they ever proved it though, and it was by an adult at some other place), oh ya and the teachers would also admit out loud that they did'nt like the princepal. Students would also sell drugs to other childrens parents and sometimes the janitor. Thats where im going to stop, I think this will have enough reason to not take your child to "WMS" (as we used to call it). - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Albuquerque, NM public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.52, which is higher than the New Mexico average of 0.37. The most diverse school in Albuquerque is Highland Autism Center. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Mexico or national school diversity statistics.