2021 Chapel Dr
Philomath, OR 97370
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Philomath Middle School serves 290 students in grades 6-8.
Philomath Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Oregon state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 290 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in OR
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Philomath Middle School's student population of 290 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
290 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Philomath Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,208 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Philomath Middle School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (OR)
Overall Testing Rank
#403 out of 1208 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
≥50%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
12%
25%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
79%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
8%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

≥50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% OR state average), while 62% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% OR state average).

How many students attend Philomath Middle School?

290 students attend Philomath Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

79% of Philomath Middle School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Philomath Middle School?

Philomath Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Oregon state average of 17:1.

What grades does Philomath Middle School offer ?

Philomath Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Philomath Middle School part of?

Philomath Middle School is part of Philomath School District 17j.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 290 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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