J W Poynter Middle School

1535 Ne Grant St
Hillsboro, OR 97124
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
J W Poynter Middle School serves 764 students in grades 7-8.
J W Poynter Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 41%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher 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 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Oregon state average of 38% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

J W Poynter Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon for:

School Overview

J W Poynter Middle School's student population of 764 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students764 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

J W Poynter Middle School is ranked within the top 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 J W Poynter Middle School is 0.63, which is more 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
#427 out of 1200 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:120:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
35%
23%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
49%
62%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
7%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.630.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsboro 1j School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to J W Poynter Middle School is Hillsboro Online Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eastwood Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hillsboro Eastwood Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 463 students
    0.3 miles
    2100 Ne Lincoln St
    Hillsboro, OR 97124
    (503) 844-1725
    0.3 K-6 463
  • Hillsboro Mooberry Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 439 students
    0.5 miles
    1230 Ne 10th Ave
    Hillsboro, OR 97124
    (503) 844-1640
    0.5 K-6 439
  • Hillsboro Lincoln Street Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 496 students
    0.6 miles
    801 Ne Lincoln St
    Hillsboro, OR 97124
    (503) 844-1160
    0.6 K-6 496
  • Hillsboro Hillsboro Online Academy Math: 30-34% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 159 students
    0.9 miles
    452 Ne 3rd Ave
    Hillsboro, OR 97124
    (503) 844-1050
    0.9 K-12 159
  • Hillsboro W L Henry Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 353 students
    1.2 miles
    1060 Se 24th Ave
    Hillsboro, OR 97123
    (503) 844-1690
    1.2 K-6 353

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