Shuksan Middle School

  • Shuksan Middle School serves 662 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Shuksan Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Shuksan Middle School's student population of 662 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students662 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shuksan Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Shuksan Middle School is 0.65, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank#1467 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
11%
8%
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Hispanic
29%
23%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
51%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
8%
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Diversity Score0.650.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBellingham School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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  • Bellingham Birchwood Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 337 students
    0.5 miles
    3200 Pinewood Ave
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 676-6446
    0.5 PK-5 337
  • Bellingham Squalicum High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,317 student
    0.8 miles
    3773 E Mcleod Rd
    Bellingham, WA 98226
    (360) 676-6471
    0.8 9-12 1,317
  • Blaine Blaine Re-engagement Alternative School
    Grades: 10-12 | 19 students
    1.1 miles
    Bellingham Technical College,
    Blaine, WA 98230
    (360) 332-6045
    1.1 10-12 19
  • Bellingham Meridian Impact Re-engagement Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 11 students
    1.1 miles
    3028 Lindbergh Ave
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 318-2280
    1.1 9-12 11
  • Bellingham Alderwood Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 365 students
    1.2 miles
    3400 Hollywood Ave
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 676-6404
    1.2 PK-5 365

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