The Dalles Middle School

The Dalles Middle School serves 615 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the OR average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 36%.
The Dalles Middle School operates within the North Wasco County 21 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 615 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 615 students
The Dalles Middle School Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % The Dalles Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
The Dalles Middle School Total Teachers (2005-2014)
Students by Grade The Dalles Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 22:1
The Dalles Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
American Indian
3%
2%
The Dalles Middle School American Indian Students (2006-2013)
Hispanic
34%
22%
The Dalles Middle School Black Students (2006-2013)
White
59%
64%
The Dalles Middle School White Students (2006-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
The Dalles Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
3%
5%
The Dalles Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.54 0.37
The Dalles Middle School Diversity Score (2005-2014)
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.
65%
44%
The Dalles Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
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%
The Dalles Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

North Wasco County 21 School District's student population of 3,112 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,001 in this district is less than the state average of $10,566. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,793 is less than the state average of $10,394. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name North Wasco County 21 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,112 795
North Wasco County   21 School District Students Managed (2005-2014)
District Total Revenue $31 MM $9 MM
North Wasco County   21 School District District Total Revenue (2004-2014)
District Spending $30 MM $9 MM
North Wasco County   21 School District District Spending (2004-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,001 $10,566
North Wasco County   21 School District District Revenue / Student (2005-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,793 $10,394
North Wasco County   21 School District District Spending / Student (2005-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is The Dalles-wahtonka High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lyle Middle School (8.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dry Hollow Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • The DallesDry Hollow Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 539 students
    0.4 miles
    1314 East 19th St
    The DallesOR 97058
    (541)506-3370
    0.4KG-5539
  • The DallesThe Dalles-wahtonka High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 897 students
    0.6 miles
    220 East 10th St
    The DallesOR 97058
    (541)506-3400
    0.69-12897
  • The DallesColonel Wright Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 315 students
    1 miles
    610 West 14th St
    The DallesOR 97058
    (541)506-3360
    1KG-5315
  • DallesportDallesport Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 111 students
    1.7 miles
    325 6th Ave
    DallesportWA 98617
    (509)767-1132
    1.7KG-6111
  • The DallesChenowith Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 461 students
    3.1 miles
    922 Chenowith Lp West
    The DallesOR 97058
    (541)506-3350
    3.1KG-5461

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5.0  7/16/2014
The Dalles Middle School has dedicated teachers who work really hard to provide a top notch education, despite the large classes they have to teach.
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