North Middle School

1725 Nw Highland Ave
Grants Pass, OR 97526
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
North Middle School serves 653 students in grades 6-8.
North Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Oregon state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 653 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in OR
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

North Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon for:

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School Overview

North Middle School's student population of 653 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
653 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

North Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 740 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of North Middle School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (OR)
Overall Testing Rank
#130 out of 740 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
13%
25%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
77%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
8%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is North Middle School's ranking?
North Middle School is ranked #130 out of 740 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≥50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% OR state average), while ≥50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% OR state average).
How many students attend North Middle School?
653 students attend North Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of North Middle School students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of North Middle School?
North Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Oregon state average of 17:1.
What grades does North Middle School offer ?
North Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is North Middle School part of?
North Middle School is part of Grants Pass SD 7 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 653 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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