Destiny Middle School

  • Destiny Middle School serves 277 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (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 29% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Destiny 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 14:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46%.

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School Overview

  • Destiny Middle School's student population of 277 students has grown by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 81% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students277 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Destiny 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 14:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Destiny Middle School is 0.78, which is more 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)#1987 out of 2028 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
19%
51%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
29%
61%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
2%
8%
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Hispanic
24%
23%
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Black
26%
4%
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White
29%
54%
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Hawaiian
5%
1%
Two or more races
12%
8%
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Diversity Score0.780.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreen Dot Public Schools Destiny School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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