Orcas Island Middle School

  • Orcas Island Middle School serves 55 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Orcas Island Middle School's student population of 55 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students55 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Orcas Island Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Orcas Island Middle School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#224 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
73%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
11%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Orcas Island Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.45n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
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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