Dexter Mccarty Middle School

1400 Se 5th St
Gresham, OR 97080
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 547 students in grades 6-8, Dexter Mccarty Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 31%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Oregon state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Oregon state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 547 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : Bottom 50% in OR
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Dexter Mccarty Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon for:

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School Overview

Dexter Mccarty Middle School's student population of 547 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
547 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Dexter Mccarty Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,196 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Dexter Mccarty Middle School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (OR)
#971 out of 1196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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14%
31%
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35%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dexter Mccarty Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
15-19%
30%
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
36%
25%
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Black
3%
2%
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White
48%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
9%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.64
This chart display the diversity score of Dexter Mccarty Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dexter Mccarty Middle School's ranking?
Dexter Mccarty Middle School is ranked #971 out of 1,196 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Oregon.
What schools are Dexter Mccarty Middle School often compared to?
Dexter Mccarty Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Gordon Russell Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 31% OR state average), while 35% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% OR state average).
How many students attend Dexter Mccarty Middle School?
547 students attend Dexter Mccarty Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Dexter Mccarty Middle School students are White, 36% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dexter Mccarty Middle School?
Dexter Mccarty Middle School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Oregon state average of 17:1.
What grades does Dexter Mccarty Middle School offer ?
Dexter Mccarty Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Dexter Mccarty Middle School part of?
Dexter Mccarty Middle School is part of Gresham-Barlow SD 10j School District.
In what neighborhood is Dexter Mccarty Middle School located?
Dexter Mccarty Middle School is located in the Asert neighborhood of Gresham, OR. There are 1 other public schools located in Asert.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 547 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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