Dimmitt Middle School

  • Dimmitt Middle School serves 645 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (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 46% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Dimmitt 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 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46%.

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School Overview

  • Dimmitt Middle School's student population of 645 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students645 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dimmitt 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 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dimmitt Middle School is 0.76, 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)#1616 out of 2028 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
26%
8%
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Hispanic
19%
23%
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Black
35%
4%
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White
9%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
10%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dimmitt Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.760.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRenton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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