Washburn Rural Middle School

  • Washburn Rural Middle School serves 985 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 34%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 35%.

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School Overview

  • Washburn Rural Middle School's student population of 985 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students985 students
Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers

School Comparison

  • Washburn Rural Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washburn Rural Middle School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank#516 out of 1,268 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
34%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
12%
19%
Black
5%
7%
White
72%
65%
Two or more races
8%
5%
Diversity Score0.460.54
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
39%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAuburn Washburn School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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