Poulsbo Middle School

  • Poulsbo Middle School serves 809 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60% (which is lower 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 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Poulsbo Middle School's student population of 809 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students809 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Poulsbo Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Poulsbo Middle School is 0.49, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#760 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
15%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
69%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
11%
8%
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Diversity Score0.490.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Kitsap School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Poulsbo Middle School is Pal Program (0.1 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Pal Program (0.1 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Pal Program (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kingston Pal Program Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 70 students
    0.1 miles
    9000 Ne West Kingston Rd
    Kingston, WA 98346
    (360)396-3424
    0.1 K-12 70
  • Poulsbo North Kitsap High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1151 students
    0.2 miles
    1780 Ne Hostmark
    Poulsbo, WA 98370
    (360)396-3100
    0.2 9-12 1151
  • Poulsbo Poulsbo Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 516 students
    0.3 miles
    18531 Noll Rd Ne
    Poulsbo, WA 98370
    (360)396-3500
    0.3 PK-5 516
  • Poulsbo Special Programs Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 2 students
    0.3 miles
    18360 Caldart Ave Ne
    Poulsbo, WA 98370
    (360)396-3024
    0.3 PK-12 2
  • Poulsbo Hilder Pearson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 330 students
    2.5 miles
    15650 Central Valley Rd Nw
    Poulsbo, WA 98370
    (360)396-3750
    2.5 PK-5 330

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