Northstar Middle School

  • Northstar Middle School serves 90 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Northstar Middle School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Asian), which is equal to the Washington state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Northstar Middle School's student population of 90 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students90 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northstar Middle School is ranked within the top 1% 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 23:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northstar Middle School is 0.57, 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)#12 out of 2028 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
38%
8%
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Hispanic
3%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
54%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
3%
8%
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Diversity Score0.570.64
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLake Washington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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