Lakota Middle School

  • Lakota Middle School serves 761 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 55% (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 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Lakota Middle School's student population of 761 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students761 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lakota Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lakota Middle School is 0.78, 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#1403 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
26%
23%
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Black
12%
4%
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White
33%
55%
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Hawaiian
5%
1%
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Two or more races
14%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lakota Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.780.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFederal Way School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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