Orting Middle School

  • Orting Middle School serves 566 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is equal to the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Orting Middle School's student population of 566 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students566 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Orting Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Orting Middle School is 0.42, 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#1228 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
14%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
75%
55%
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Two or more races
8%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Orting Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.420.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOrting School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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