Gaiser Middle School

Gaiser Middle School serves 927 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Gaiser Middle School operates within the Vancouver School District.

Overview

The student population of 927 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 927 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 19:1
Asian
4%
7%
Hispanic
23%
20%
Black
6%
5%
White
60%
59%
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
6%
6%
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.
0.58 0.39
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.
55%
38%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,970 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Vancouver School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
4
Number of Students Managed 22,970 935
District Total Revenue $234 MM $12 MM
District Spending $218 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,340 $12,260
District Spending / Student $9,618 $11,231
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Location Miles Students Grades
  • VancouverSarah J Anderson Elementary School
    2215 Ne 104th St
    VancouverWA 98686
    (360)313-1501
    0.4 mi | 741 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • VancouverSacajawea Elementary School
    700 Ne 112th St
    VancouverWA 98685
    (360)313-2751
    1.3 mi | 396 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • VancouverSalmon Creek Elementary School
    1601 Ne 129th St
    VancouverWA 98685
    (360)313-2801
    1.5 mi | 484 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • VancouverDwight D Eisenhower Elementary School
    9201 Nw 9th Ave
    VancouverWA 98665
    (360)313-1701
    1.9 mi | 534 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • VancouverColumbia River High School
    800 Nw 99th St
    VancouverWA 98665
    (360)313-3901
    1.9 mi | 1325 students | Gr. 9-12                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 14, 2015 - I am not a student yet but probably will be just looking at what kind of schools I will be going to. Thanks lots of help!! ??'? - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • 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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