Totem Middle School

  • Totem Middle School serves 564 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25% (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 35% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Totem Middle School's student population of 564 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students564 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Totem Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Totem Middle School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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#1899 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
17%
1%
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
21%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
45%
55%
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Two or more races
9%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Totem Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.720.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarysville School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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  2.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
1  
Took my kids AirPods for no reason and they don't care about bullying.
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The school year has been SO much better for son. Its his 6th grade year, and he is doing great! I was a bit worried because his last year at Elementary school, was not good.
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This is a horrible school! The educators don't listen to a parents concern at all. They leave you feeling like you weren't heard at all. They turn their heads when children are being bullied and will tell you "we are not getting involved in this." If you have a special needs child, they are not interested in helping your child at all. They stick them in a class where they pretty much color and draw all day. They won't consider sticking them in a place where your child can reach their full potential because they get 3 times the amount to keep them at their school. Totem middle school sets kids up for failure
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