Orchard Middle School

Orchard Middle School serves 492 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Orchard Middle School operates within the Wenatchee School District.

Overview

The student population of 492 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 492 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Orchard Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Orchard 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 0.50 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 18:1 19:1
Orchard Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
61%
20%
Orchard Middle School Hispanic (1988-2013)
White
37%
59%
Orchard Middle School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
6%
All Ethnic Groups Orchard Middle School Sch Ethnicity Orchard 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.
0.50 0.39
Orchard Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
68%
38%
Orchard Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Orchard Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,831 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Wenatchee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed 7,831 935
Wenatchee   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $80 MM $12 MM
District Spending $77 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,339 $12,260
Wenatchee   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,897 $11,231
Wenatchee   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Special Education School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Special Education School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WenatcheeWashington Elementary School
    1401 Washington St
    WenatcheeWA 98801
    (509)662-5504
    0.3 mi | 578 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • WenatcheeSpecial Education School
    Special Education School
    112 So. Elliott St
    WenatcheeWA 98801
    (509)663-7117
    Special Education School

    0.3 mi | 110 students | Gr. PK-9                      
  • WenatcheeWestside High School
    Alternative School
    1521 Ninth
    WenatcheeWA 98801
    (509)663-7947
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | 242 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WenatcheeJohn Newbery Elementary School
    850 Western
    WenatcheeWA 98801
    (509)664-8930
    0.6 mi | 507 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • WenatcheeLewis And Clark Elementary School
    1130 Princeton
    WenatcheeWA 98801
    (509)663-5351
    0.9 mi | 443 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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