Orcas Island High School

  • Orcas Island High School serves 123 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-79% (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 ≥80% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Orcas Island High School's student population of 123 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students123 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Orcas Island High School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Orcas Island High School is 0.43, 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#595 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
74%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
4%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Orcas Island High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.430.41
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Graduation Rate≥80%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOrcas Island School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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