Gaiser Middle School

Gaiser Middle School serves 920 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.
Gaiser Middle School operates within the Vancouver School District.

Overview

The student population of 920 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 920 students
Gaiser Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Gaiser Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Gaiser Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 21:1 19:1
Gaiser Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
3%
7%
Gaiser Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
19%
20%
Gaiser Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
5%
5%
Gaiser Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
64%
60%
Gaiser Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Gaiser Middle School Sch Ethnicity Gaiser 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.
0.55 0.59
Gaiser 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%
Gaiser 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.
7%
7%
Gaiser Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,713 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Vancouver School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
4
Number of Students Managed 22,713 969
Vancouver   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $234 MM $12 MM
Vancouver   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $218 MM $11 MM
Vancouver   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,340 $12,260
Vancouver   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,618 $11,231
Vancouver   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 Columbia River High School (1.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Jason Lee Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sarah J Anderson Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended July 01, 2007 - I think this school is very good with lots of caring staff, there is a small problem with alchohol but if you hang out with the right people you wont ever know it exsists. They have and excellent spanish and french teacher and lots of other amazing teachers. There are lots of activities to do at school like choir orchestra, band, art, tech ed. and lots more. They also have after school activities like builders club, step club and some sports. I think there ussually arent a lot of parents at middle schools so theres really no bases for jujment but no, there arnet a lot of parents at Gaiser on a normal day but on open house there are parents checking out there students classes all day. I am presently enrolled in a different school in the district and am trying to switch to Gaiser. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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