Totem Middle School

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3.25 5 1 (4 reviews)
Totem Middle School serves 558 students in grades 6-8.
Totem 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (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 33% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Totem Middle School's student population of 558 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students558 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Totem 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 Totem Middle School is 0.72, 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
#1930 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
15%
2%
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Asian
6%
8%
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Hispanic
20%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
45%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
12%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.720.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
36%
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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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Totem Middle School is Lakewood Nwesd 189 Open Door Program (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marysville Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Liberty Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marysville Lakewood Nwesd 189 Open Door Program Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 4 students
    0.1 miles
    1605 7th St
    Marysville, WA 98270
    (360) 652-4500
    0.1 9-12 4
  • Marysville Marysville Nwesd 189 Youth Engagement Alternative School
    Grades: 10-12 | 82 students
    0.1 miles
    1605 7th Street
    Marysville, WA 98270
    (360) 333-1520
    0.1 10-12 82
  • Marysville Liberty Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 440 students
    0.4 miles
    1919 10th St
    Marysville, WA 98270
    (360) 965-1802
    0.4 PK-5 440
  • Marysville Marysville Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 794 students
    0.5 miles
    4923 67th St Ne
    Marysville, WA 98270
    (360) 965-0921
    0.5 6-8 794
  • Marysville Marysville Mountain View High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 132 students
    0.7 miles
    7204 27th Ave Ne
    Marysville, WA 98271
    (360) 965-3000
    0.7 9-12 132

School Reviews

  3.25 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  
This school has great staff, and they gave my son extra reading help and a tutor that checks on him and me. I am a single mom and they really care about kids.
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1  
Took my kids AirPods for no reason and they don't care about bullying.
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5  
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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2  
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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