North Wasco County SD 21 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,682 students in North Wasco County SD 21 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Oregon.
Public Schools in North Wasco County SD 21 School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Oregon public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in North Wasco County SD 21 School District are Mosier Community School, Dry Hollow Elementary School and The Dalles High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. North Wasco County SD 21 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Oregon.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Oregon public school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

North Wasco County SD 21 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Oregon for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
North Wasco County SD 21 School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (OR)
# Schools
7 Schools
1,266 Schools
# Students
2,682 Students
547,269 Students
# Teachers
159 Teachers
29,169 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

North Wasco County SD 21 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 187 school districts in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 74% has increased from 63% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (OR)
Overall District Rank
#136 out of 192 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of North Wasco County SD 21  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Wasco County SD 21  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Wasco County SD 21  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
74%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of North Wasco County SD 21  School District and public school graduation rate of OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.59
0.58
# American Indian Students
37 Students
6,577 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
23 Students
22,342 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
1,111 Students
134,735 Students
% Hispanic Students
42%
25%
# Black Students
10 Students
12,545 Students
% Black Students
n/a
2%
# White Students
1,321 Students
328,446 Students
% White Students
49%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
42 Students
4,285 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
1%
# Two or more races Students
136 Students
37,548 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
7%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
209
35,405
# Students in 1st Grade:
189
39,409
# Students in 2nd Grade:
177
39,813
# Students in 3rd Grade:
175
40,136
# Students in 4th Grade:
208
41,053
# Students in 5th Grade:
211
42,039
# Students in 6th Grade:
221
43,319
# Students in 7th Grade:
234
45,214
# Students in 8th Grade:
202
45,336
# Students in 9th Grade:
250
45,456
# Students in 10th Grade:
214
44,143
# Students in 11th Grade:
188
43,105
# Students in 12th Grade:
204
42,841
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,462 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,271. The school district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,052 is less than the state median of $14,388. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (OR)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$39 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of North Wasco County SD 21  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in OR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$38 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of North Wasco County SD 21  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in OR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,462
$15,271
This chart display average revenue per public school student in North Wasco County SD 21  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,052
$14,388
This chart display average spending per public school student in North Wasco County SD 21  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best North Wasco County SD 21 School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mosier Community School
Charter School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1204 1st Ave
Mosier, OR 97040
(541) 478-3321
Grades: K-8
| 183 students
Rank: #22.
Dry Hollow Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1314 E 19th St
The Dalles, OR 97058
(541) 506-3370
Grades: K-5
| 421 students
Rank: #33.
The Dalles High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
220 E 10th St
The Dalles, OR 97058
(541) 506-3400
Grades: 9-12
| 827 students
Rank: #44.
Colonel Wright Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
610 W 14th St
The Dalles, OR 97058
(541) 506-3360
Grades: K-5
| 253 students
Rank: #55.
The Dalles Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 E 12th St
The Dalles, OR 97058
(541) 506-3380
Grades: 6-8
| 598 students
Rank: #66.
Chenowith Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
922 Chenowith Lp W
The Dalles, OR 97058
(541) 506-3350
Grades: K-5
| 371 students
Rank: n/an/a
Riverbend Community School
Charter School
Reading: <50%
400 E Scenic Dr
The Dalles, OR 97058
(541) 506-3449
Grades: 9-12
| 29 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • North Wasco County SD 21 School District
  • 3632 W 10th St, The Dalles, OR, 97058-4397
  • (541) 506-3420
  • nwasco.k12.or.us
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 2,682 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 74% (Btm 50% in OR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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