Washington Middle School

313 S. 4th Ave.
Washington, IA 52353
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 341 students in grades 6-8, Washington Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 70%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 341 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Bottom 50% in IA
  • : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60% (Btm 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Washington Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Washington Middle School's student population of 341 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
341 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Washington Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,233 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Washington Middle School is 0.45, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IA)
#1044 out of 1233 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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49%
64%
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60%
70%
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55-59%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Washington Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
12%
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Black
3%
7%
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White
71%
73%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.45
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Washington Middle School's ranking?
Washington Middle School is ranked #1044 out of 1,233 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 60% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% IA state average).
How many students attend Washington Middle School?
341 students attend Washington Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Washington Middle School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, 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 Washington Middle School?
Washington Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Washington Middle School offer ?
Washington Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Washington Middle School part of?
Washington Middle School is part of Washington Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 341 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60% (Btm 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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