986 7th St Ext
Lafayette, OR 97127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Wascher Elementary School serves 362 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Wascher Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Oregon state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 362 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in OR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Wascher Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Wascher Elementary School's student population of 362 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
362 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Wascher Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,208 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Wascher Elementary School is 0.52, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (OR)
Overall Testing Rank
#236 out of 1208 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
34%
25%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
61%
60%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
3%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wascher Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wascher Elementary School's ranking?

Wascher Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest math proficiency (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% OR state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% OR state average).

How many students attend Wascher Elementary School?

362 students attend Wascher Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

61% of Wascher Elementary School students are White, 34% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Wascher Elementary School?

Wascher Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Oregon state average of 17:1.

What grades does Wascher Elementary School offer ?

Wascher Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 362 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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