High Desert Middle School

61000 Diamondback Ln
Bend, OR 97702
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
High Desert Middle School serves 793 students in grades 6-8.
High Desert Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 41%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Oregon state level of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 38% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

High Desert Middle School's student population of 793 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students793 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

High Desert Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,200 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of High Desert Middle School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OR)
Overall Testing Rank
#695 out of 1200 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:120:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
23%
23%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
72%
62%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.430.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBend-Lapine Administrative 1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to High Desert Middle School is Bend Senior High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pilot Butte Middle School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is R E Jewell Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bend R E Jewell Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 524 students
    1.7 miles
    20550 Murphy Rd
    Bend, OR 97702
    (541) 355-2100
    1.7 K-5 524
  • Bend Silver Rail Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 472 students
    2.1 miles
    61530 Se Stone Creek St
    Bend, OR 97701
    (541) 355-2900
    2.1 K-5 472
  • Bend Bend Senior High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,774 student
    3.1 miles
    230 Ne 6th St
    Bend, OR 97701
    (541) 355-3700
    3.1 9-12 1,774
  • Bend Juniper Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 527 students
    3.6 miles
    1300 Ne Norton St
    Bend, OR 97701
    (541) 355-1800
    3.6 K-5 527
  • Bend Pilot Butte Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 652 students
    3.6 miles
    1501 Ne Neff St
    Bend, OR 97701
    (541) 355-7400
    3.6 6-8 652

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