110 Park Ridge Rd
Bellingham, WA 98225
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Fairhaven Middle School serves 559 students in grades 6-8.
Fairhaven Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 559 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Fairhaven Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Fairhaven Middle School's student population of 559 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
559 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Fairhaven Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Fairhaven Middle School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#431 out of 2052 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
8%
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Hispanic
9%
25%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
74%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
10%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 559 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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