Covington Middle School

Covington Middle School serves 1,044 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.
Covington Middle School operates within the Evergreen (clark) School District.

Overview

The student population of 1044 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,044 students
Covington Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Covington Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Covington Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 19:1
Covington Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
2%
Covington Middle School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
5%
7%
Covington Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
15%
20%
Covington Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
3%
5%
Covington Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
66%
60%
Covington Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Covington Middle School Sch Ethnicity Covington 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.
0.53 0.59
Covington Middle 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.
52%
37%
Covington Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
13%
7%
Covington Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,366 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Evergreen (clark) School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
4
Number of Students Managed 26,366 969
Evergreen   (clark) School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $267 MM $12 MM
Evergreen   (clark) School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $259 MM $11 MM
Evergreen   (clark) School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,234 $12,260
Evergreen   (clark) School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,913 $11,231
Evergreen   (clark) School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Heritage High School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Special Services School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Orchards Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Vancouver Orchards Elementary School
    11405 Ne 69th St
    Vancouver , WA , 98662
    (360)604-6975
    0.3  mi  |  616  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Vancouver Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Image Elementary School
    4400 Ne 122nd Ave
    Vancouver , WA , 98682
    (360)604-6850
    1.1  mi  |  578  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Vancouver Silver Star Elementary School
    10500 Ne 86th St
    Vancouver , WA , 98662
    (360)604-6775
    1.2  mi  |  460  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Vancouver Heritage High School
    7825 Ne 130th Ave
    Vancouver , WA , 98682
    (360)604-3400
    1.4  mi  |  2062  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Vancouver Sifton Elementary School
    7301 Ne 137th Ave
    Vancouver , WA , 98682
    (360)604-6675
    1.5  mi  |  482  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 23, 2008 - Good Music program, new facilities Administration is very poor. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended April 23, 2008 - this school is great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!good staff and every thing! even lunch!!!!!!!! - Posted by Student/Alumni

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
One of the most stressful parts of back-to-school season is making sure your children get everything they need, without breaking the bank. Here are 10 expert back-to-school shopping tips to get what you need on a budget.
Knowledge is Power Program: A Strong Model for Public Schools
As many traditional public schools struggle to close the achievement gap, Knowledge is Power Program schools seem to have the right formula for helping poverty-stricken and minority students achieve success. In this article, we examine how KIPP schools are making their students’ futures much brighter.
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Public schools across the nation are implementing programs that help keep young black men in school and off the streets. Boosting graduation rates, reducing gang involvement and violence, and providing positive male role models are just a few of the common elements of these programs. Yet, the achievement gap between black boys and other peer groups remains extremely wide.