740 Betz
Cheney, WA 99004
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Cheney Middle School serves 469 students in grades 6-8.
Cheney Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Cheney Middle School's student population of 469 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
469 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Cheney Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Cheney Middle School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1121 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
2%
8%
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Hispanic
12%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
76%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 469 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Btm 50%)

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