South Whidbey Middle School

  • South Whidbey Middle School serves 224 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (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 59% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • South Whidbey 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 top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46%.

School Overview

  • South Whidbey Middle School's student population of 224 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students224 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Whidbey Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,028 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Whidbey Middle School is 0.32, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1311 out of 2028 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
8%
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Hispanic
9%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
82%
54%
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Two or more races
4%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Whidbey Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.320.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Whidbey School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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