Waluga Junior High School

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
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
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 more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 20:1
Asian
5%
4%
Hispanic
6%
21%
White
78%
65%
All Ethnic Groups
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 0.36
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%
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 (1999-2013)

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 6,872 805
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: 2013 (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 OswegoBryant Elementary School
    4750 Sw Jean Rd
    Lake OswegoOR 97035
    (503)534-2347
    0 mi | 270 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • Lake OswegoWestridge Elementary School
    3400 Royce Way
    Lake OswegoOR 97034
    (503)534-2371
    0.7 mi | 463 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • Lake OswegoRiver Grove Elementary School
    5850 Sw Mcewan Rd
    Lake OswegoOR 97035
    (503)534-2363
    0.7 mi | 300 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • Lake OswegoLake Grove Elementary School
    15777 Sw Boones Ferry Rd
    Lake OswegoOR 97035
    (503)534-2357
    1.1 mi | 496 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • TualatinBridgeport Elementary School
    5505 Sw Borland Rd
    TualatinOR 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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Did You Know?
Lake Oswego, OR 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 0.30, which is lower than the Oregon average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Lake Oswego is Oak Creek Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Oregon or national school diversity statistics.