Talmadge Middle School

51 16th Street
Independence, OR 97351
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Talmadge Middle School serves 748 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Oregon state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Oregon state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 748 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Top 1% in OR)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Talmadge Middle School's student population of 748 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
748 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Talmadge Middle School is 0.56, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (OR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
23%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
39%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
48%
25%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
46%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
4%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Talmadge Middle School often compared to?
Talmadge Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Luckiamute Valley Charter School, Lacreole Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% OR state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% OR state average).
How many students attend Talmadge Middle School?
748 students attend Talmadge Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Talmadge Middle School students are Hispanic, 46% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Talmadge Middle School?
Talmadge Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Oregon state average of 17:1.
What grades does Talmadge Middle School offer ?
Talmadge Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Talmadge Middle School part of?
Talmadge Middle School is part of Central SD 13j School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 748 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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