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Lynden School District

GreatSchools Rating: 8 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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1203 Bradley Rd
Lynden, WA 98264
Whatcom County
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PH: (360) 354-4443
FAX: (509) 894-4769

  • Grade n/a
  • 2856 students
  • 7 schools

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 MSP Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 84% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 82% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

Math
 76% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 73% (2010)
The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 86% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 74% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

Writing
 81% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 73% (2010)
The state average for Writing was 62% in 2013.

Math
 79% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 65% (2010)
The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 77% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 68% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

Science
 74% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 68% (2011)
 38% (2010)
The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

Math
 68% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 51% (2010)
The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 81% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 59% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

Math
 70% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 41% (2010)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 87% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 61% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2013.

Writing
 90% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 78% (2010)
The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

Math
 71% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 51% (2011)
 50% (2010)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 70% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 71% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

Science
 71% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 63% (2010)
The state average for Science was 65% in 2013.

Math
 47% (2013)
 47% (2012)
 40% (2011)
 40% (2010)
The state average for Math was 53% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8.
  • The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Washington: An Overview

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 MSP Results by Subgroup

 
The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students84%
Female83%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic64%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Low income76%
Not low income88%
Special education55%
Not special education87%
Limited English50%

MathThis District
All Students76%
Female68%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic66%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Low income73%
Not low income77%
Special education55%
Not special education78%
Limited English71%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students86%
Female89%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic84%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Low income80%
Not low income91%
Special education67%
Not special education91%
Limited English56%

WritingThis District
All Students81%
Female86%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic79%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Low income80%
Not low income82%
Special education63%
Not special education85%
Limited English61%

MathThis District
All Students79%
Female77%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic73%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Low income74%
Not low income82%
Special education45%
Not special education86%
Limited English56%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students77%
Female79%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic57%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Low income68%
Not low income83%
Special education38%
Not special education81%
Limited English38%

ScienceThis District
All Students74%
Female72%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic61%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Low income62%
Not low income82%
Special education43%
Not special education78%
Limited English44%

MathThis District
All Students68%
Female66%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic47%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Low income55%
Not low income77%
Special education29%
Not special education73%
Limited English38%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students81%
Female83%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic60%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Low income67%
Not low income88%
Special education54%
Not special education84%
Limited English13%

MathThis District
All Students70%
Female70%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic51%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Low income56%
Not low income77%
Special education25%
Not special education75%
Limited English20%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students87%
Female88%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic74%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Low income79%
Not low income92%
Special education77%
Not special education88%
Limited English31%

WritingThis District
All Students90%
Female97%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic77%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Low income81%
Not low income96%
Special education83%
Not special education90%
Limited English69%

MathThis District
All Students71%
Female69%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic41%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Low income52%
Not low income82%
Special education15%
Not special education75%
Limited English0%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students70%
Female73%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic59%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Low income63%
Not low income76%
Special education47%
Not special education73%
Limited English21%

ScienceThis District
All Students71%
Female66%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic53%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Low income61%
Not low income79%
Special education58%
Not special education73%
Limited English14%

MathThis District
All Students47%
Female45%
Male49%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic29%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White54%
Low income32%
Not low income59%
Special education11%
Not special education51%
Limited English7%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8.
  • The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Washington: An Overview

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 HSPE Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 10

Reading
 86% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 82% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 84% in 2013.

Science
 53% (2011)
 53% (2010)
The state average for Science was 50% in 2011.

Writing
 93% (2013)
 92% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 90% (2010)
The state average for Writing was 85% in 2013.

Math
 47% (2010)
The state average for Math was 42% in 2010.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 Washington used the High School Proficiency Exam (HSPE) to test students in reading and writing in grade 10. Math skills are tested by the End-of-Course (EOC) exams.
  • The HSPE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Washington: An Overview

See Washington's state standards

Compare all elementary, middle and high schools in this district

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 HSPE Results by Subgroup

 
The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 10
ReadingThis District
All Students86%
Female88%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian64%
Asian/Pacific Islander64%
Hispanic80%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Low income76%
Not low income92%
Special education65%
Not special education89%

WritingThis District
All Students93%
Female95%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asian82%
Asian/Pacific Islander82%
Hispanic91%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Low income89%
Not low income95%
Special education73%
Not special education95%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 Washington used the High School Proficiency Exam (HSPE) to test students in reading and writing in grade 10. Math skills are tested by the End-of-Course (EOC) exams.
  • The HSPE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Washington: An Overview

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 EOC Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 8

Integrated Math 2
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Integrated Math 2 was 99% in 2013.

Biology I
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
The state average for Biology I was 97% in 2013.

Algebra I
 87% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 95% (2011)
The state average for Algebra I was 82% in 2013.

Integrated Math 1
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Integrated Math 1 was 97% in 2013.

Geometry
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Geometry was 99% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 9

Integrated Math 2
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Integrated Math 2 was 96% in 2013.

Biology I
 89% (2013)
 67% (2012)
The state average for Biology I was 82% in 2013.

Algebra I
 59% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Algebra I was 54% in 2013.

Integrated Math 1
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Integrated Math 1 was 53% in 2013.

Geometry
 100% (2013)
 97% (2012)
 93% (2011)
The state average for Geometry was 93% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Integrated Math 2
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Integrated Math 2 was 61% in 2013.

Biology I
 80% (2013)
 63% (2012)
The state average for Biology I was 66% in 2013.

Algebra I
 24% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 41% (2011)
The state average for Algebra I was 22% in 2013.

Integrated Math 1
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Integrated Math 1 was 28% in 2013.

Geometry
 88% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 77% (2011)
The state average for Geometry was 72% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 11

Integrated Math 2
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Integrated Math 2 was 21% in 2012.

Biology I
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
The state average for Biology I was 35% in 2013.

Algebra I
 30% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
 20% (2011)
The state average for Algebra I was 19% in 2013.

Integrated Math 1
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Integrated Math 1 was 30% in 2013.

Geometry
 47% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 58% (2011)
The state average for Geometry was 35% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 Washington used End-of-Course (EOC) examinations to assess students in algebra I, geometry, integrated math I, integrated math II, and biology.
  • The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Washington: An Overview

See Washington's state standards

Compare all elementary, middle and high schools in this district

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 EOC Results by Subgroup

 
The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 8
Integrated Math 2This District
Subgroup results not available

Biology IThis District
Subgroup results not available

Algebra IThis District
All Students87%
Female87%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Low income81%
Not low income90%
Not special education87%

Integrated Math 1This District
Subgroup results not available

GeometryThis District
Subgroup results not available
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 9
Integrated Math 2This District
Subgroup results not available

Biology IThis District
All Students89%
Female90%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Not low income88%
Not special education89%

Algebra IThis District
All Students59%
Female60%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White61%
Low income60%
Not low income59%
Not special education61%

Integrated Math 1This District
Subgroup results not available

GeometryThis District
All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Low income100%
Not low income100%
Not special education100%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 10
Integrated Math 2This District
Subgroup results not available

Biology IThis District
All Students80%
Female78%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asian73%
Asian/Pacific Islander73%
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Low income66%
Not low income88%
Special education57%
Not special education82%

Algebra IThis District
All Students24%
Female29%
Male19%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic12%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White32%
Low income16%
Not low income30%
Not special education30%

Integrated Math 1This District
Subgroup results not available

GeometryThis District
All Students88%
Female86%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Low income89%
Not low income87%
Not special education87%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 11
Integrated Math 2This District
Subgroup results not available

Biology IThis District
Subgroup results not available

Algebra IThis District
All Students30%
Female17%
Male38%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White22%
Low income28%
Not low income33%
Not special education33%

Integrated Math 1This District
Subgroup results not available

GeometryThis District
All Students47%
Male42%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Not low income73%
Not special education47%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 Washington used End-of-Course (EOC) examinations to assess students in algebra I, geometry, integrated math I, integrated math II, and biology.
  • The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Washington: An Overview

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 Teachers

 
Teacher Experience
Information about this data
Source: 1WA OSPI, 2009-2010
 This DistrictState Average
Average years educational experience11312
Teacher Education Levels
Information about this data
Source: 1WA OSPI, 2009-2010
 This DistrictState Average
Master's degree or higher164%66%
Student-Teacher Ratio
Information about this data
Source: 1WA OSPI, 2009-2010
 This DistrictState Average
Students per classroom teacher11917

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
White74%64%
Hispanic20%16%
Asian/Pacific Islander3%9%
Black1%6%
American Indian/Alaskan Native1%3%
Unspecified1%n/a
Student Subgroups
Information about this data
Source: 1WA OSPI, 2009-2010
 This DistrictState Average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program136%42%
Special education112%13%
Transitional bilingual18%8%

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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