Gaiser Middle School

  • Gaiser Middle School serves 892 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 47% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Gaiser Middle School's student population of 892 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students892 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gaiser Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gaiser Middle School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1637 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
30%
23%
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Black
4%
4%
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White
54%
55%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
7%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gaiser Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.620.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVancouver School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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  4.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
2  
The staff at Gaiser is rude, they are over the top on dress coding girls, not boys. They don't give fair discipline. Someone could get in a fight and get suspended for 2 days but someone could wear a piece of paper on their shirt and almost get expelled (Which has happened) One of the teachers told me to not bother looking for a job, no body will hire me because I wore a piece of paper saying the dress code is unfair and it needs to be changed because it does. Guys can wear whatever they want and teachers wont do anything but if a girls shows more then half her thigh she gets put in ISS? The teaches are outrageous. One time I got suspended because someone told my best friend to kill herself and I walked her to the counselor. Note that the person who told her to kill herself didn't get in trouble at all. I use to love school and love learning, this school has changed that. I hope everyone sees this and hopefully you don't make your child go here because it is hell on earth. (:
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I am not a student yet but probably will be just looking at what kind of schools I will be going to. Thanks lots of help!! '?
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5  
I think this school is very good with lots of caring staff, there is a small problem with alchohol but if you hang out with the right people you wont ever know it exsists. They have and excellent spanish and french teacher and lots of other amazing teachers. There are lots of activities to do at school like choir orchestra, band, art, tech ed. and lots more. They also have after school activities like builders club, step club and some sports. I think there ussually arent a lot of parents at middle schools so theres really no bases for jujment but no, there arnet a lot of parents at Gaiser on a normal day but on open house there are parents checking out there students classes all day. I am presently enrolled in a different school in the district and am trying to switch to Gaiser.
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