Northstar Middle School

10903 Ne 53rd St
Kirkland, WA 98033
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Northstar Middle School serves 88 students in grades 6-9.
Northstar Middle School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 50% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-9
  • Enrollment: 88 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Northstar Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Northstar Middle School's student population of 88 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-9
Total Students
88 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

Northstar Middle School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Northstar Middle School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4 out of 2052 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
≥95%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
≥95%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
50%
9%
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Hispanic
5%
25%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
36%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
9%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch (15-16)
3%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Northstar Middle School's ranking?
Northstar Middle School is ranked #4 out of 2,052 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Washington.
What schools are Northstar Middle School often compared to?
Northstar Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Stella Schola, International Community School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≥95% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 50% WA state average), while ≥95% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 61% WA state average).
How many students attend Northstar Middle School?
88 students attend Northstar Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Northstar Middle School students are Asian, 36% of students are White, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Northstar Middle School?
Northstar Middle School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Washington state average of 16:1.
What grades does Northstar Middle School offer ?
Northstar Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-9
What school district is Northstar Middle School part of?
Northstar Middle School is part of Lake Washington School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-9
  • Enrollment: 88 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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