Orcas Island High School

  • Orcas Island High School serves 114 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Orcas Island High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

Orcas Island High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

  • Orcas Island High School's student population of 114 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students114 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Orcas Island High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Orcas Island High School is 0.36, 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#436 out of 2039 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:118:1
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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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Diversity Score0.360.64
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Graduation Rate≥80%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOrcas Island School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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