Chinook Middle School

  • Chinook Middle School serves 895 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 52% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Chinook Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46%.

School Overview

  • Chinook Middle School's student population of 895 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students895 students
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers

School Comparison

  • Chinook Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,028 schools in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chinook Middle School is 0.54, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1397 out of 2028 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
40%
51%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
52%
61%
Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
Asian
4%
8%
Hispanic
27%
23%
Black
1%
4%
White
62%
54%
Two or more races
6%
8%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chinook Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.540.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
36%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKennewick School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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