Kulshan Middle School

  • Kulshan Middle School serves 544 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 48% (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 57% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Kulshan Middle School's student population of 544 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students544 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kulshan Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kulshan Middle School is 0.50, 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#654 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kulshan Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kulshan Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
18%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kulshan Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
4%
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White
68%
55%
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Two or more races
8%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kulshan Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.500.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kulshan Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kulshan Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBellingham School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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