The Dalles Middle School

1100 E 12th St
The Dalles, OR 97058
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
The Dalles Middle School serves 611 students in grades 6-8.
The Dalles Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Oregon state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% 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: 611 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in OR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

The Dalles Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The Dalles Middle School's student population of 611 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
611 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

The Dalles Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 740 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of The Dalles Middle School is 0.61, which is more 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
This School
State Level (OR)
Overall Testing Rank
#666 out of 740 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of The Dalles Middle School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
46%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in The Dalles Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
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White
43%
60%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in The Dalles Middle School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OR.
Diversity Score
0.61
This chart display the diversity score of The Dalles Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in The Dalles Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Dalles Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is The Dalles Middle School's ranking?
The Dalles Middle School is ranked #666 out of 740 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Oregon.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% OR state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% OR state average).
How many students attend The Dalles Middle School?
611 students attend The Dalles Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of The Dalles Middle School students are Hispanic, 43% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of The Dalles Middle School?
The Dalles Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Oregon state average of 17:1.
What grades does The Dalles Middle School offer ?
The Dalles Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is The Dalles Middle School part of?
The Dalles Middle School is part of North Wasco County SD 21 School District.

School Reviews

5   7/16/2014
The Dalles Middle School has dedicated teachers who work really hard to provide a top notch education, despite the large classes they have to teach.
- Posted by Parent - littl

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 611 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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