Waluga Junior High School

4700 Sw Jean Rd,

Lake Oswego, OR, 97035-7199

Tel: (503)534-2343
Grades: 7-8

541 students

Waluga Junior High School serves 541 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the OR average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Waluga Junior High School operates within the Lake Oswego 7j School District.

Overview

The student population of 541 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 541 students
Waluga Junior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Waluga Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Waluga Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 20:1
Waluga Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
5%
4%
Waluga Junior High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
6%
21%
Waluga Junior High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
n/a
3%
Waluga Junior High School Black (1988-2012)
White
78%
65%
Waluga Junior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Waluga Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Waluga Junior High 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.
0.38 0.53
Waluga Junior High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
11%
44%
Waluga Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2012)
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.
2%
7%
Waluga Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,872 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lake Oswego 7j School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 6,872 778
Lake Oswego   7j School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $72 MM $9 MM
Lake Oswego   7j School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $70 MM $9 MM
Lake Oswego   7j School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,564 $11,034
Lake Oswego   7j School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,406 $11,196
Lake Oswego   7j School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lakeridge High School (1.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Durham Center (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bryant Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lake Oswego Bryant Elementary School
    4750 Sw Jean Rd
    Lake Oswego , OR , 97035
    (503)534-2347
    0  mi  |  270  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Lake Oswego Westridge Elementary School
    3400 Royce Way
    Lake Oswego , OR , 97034
    (503)534-2371
    0.7  mi  |  463  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Lake Oswego River Grove Elementary School
    5850 Sw Mcewan Rd
    Lake Oswego , OR , 97035
    (503)534-2363
    0.7  mi  |  300  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Lake Oswego Lake Grove Elementary School
    15777 Sw Boones Ferry Rd
    Lake Oswego , OR , 97035
    (503)534-2357
    1.1  mi  |  496  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Tualatin Bridgeport Elementary School
    5505 Sw Borland Rd
    Tualatin , OR , 97062
    (503)431-4200
    1.5  mi  |  548  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 01, 2010 - School has extreamly committed teachers and staff. They challenge the kids and are actively involved in seeing them succeed. The school has exceeded states testing scores in every category. Parents are very very involved in all aspects of the school and student affairs. - Posted by Parent

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