La Venture Middle School

  • La Venture Middle School serves 647 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (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 38% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • La Venture Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46%.

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School Overview

  • La Venture Middle School's student population of 647 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students647 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • La Venture Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,028 schools in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of La Venture Middle School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1790 out of 2028 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
8%
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Hispanic
71%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
25%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in La Venture Middle School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in La Venture Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.440.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMount Vernon School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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