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Yelm School District

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107 1st North
Yelm, WA 98597
Thurston County
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PH: (360) 458-1900
FAX: (360) 458-6178

  • Grade n/a
  • 5554 students
  • 10 schools

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 MSP Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 79% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 81% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

Math
 72% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 71% (2010)
The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 80% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 71% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

Writing
 70% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 69% (2010)
The state average for Writing was 62% in 2013.

Math
 74% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 67% (2010)
The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 77% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 77% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

Science
 77% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 46% (2010)
The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

Math
 70% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 57% (2010)
The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 80% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 72% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

Math
 71% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 51% (2010)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 69% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 66% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2013.

Writing
 66% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 66% (2010)
The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

Math
 54% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 57% (2011)
 50% (2010)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 66% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 76% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

Science
 68% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 48% (2010)
The state average for Science was 65% in 2013.

Math
 44% (2013)
 39% (2012)
 40% (2011)
 46% (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 Students79%
Female85%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic72%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Low income73%
Not low income85%
Special education36%
Not special education86%

MathThis District
All Students72%
Female71%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic61%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Low income64%
Not low income80%
Special education31%
Not special education79%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students80%
Female86%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic77%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Low income76%
Not low income85%
Special education46%
Not special education86%

WritingThis District
All Students70%
Female77%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic67%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Low income63%
Not low income78%
Special education33%
Not special education76%

MathThis District
All Students74%
Female76%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic77%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Low income72%
Not low income76%
Special education27%
Not special education81%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students77%
Female83%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic77%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Low income73%
Not low income80%
Special education33%
Not special education82%

ScienceThis District
All Students77%
Female78%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic69%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Low income72%
Not low income81%
Special education41%
Not special education81%

MathThis District
All Students70%
Female74%
Male65%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic63%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White69%
Low income66%
Not low income73%
Special education17%
Not special education76%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students80%
Female83%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander80%
Hispanic78%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Low income72%
Not low income86%
Special education39%
Not special education85%

MathThis District
All Students71%
Female74%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander50%
Hispanic53%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Low income61%
Not low income79%
Special education20%
Not special education77%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students69%
Female74%
Male63%
Black64%
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander92%
Hispanic53%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Low income60%
Not low income77%
Special education11%
Not special education77%

WritingThis District
All Students66%
Female81%
Male50%
Black64%
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander67%
Hispanic66%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Low income61%
Not low income70%
Special education15%
Not special education74%

MathThis District
All Students54%
Female58%
Male51%
Black27%
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander67%
Hispanic55%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White56%
Low income48%
Not low income61%
Special education9%
Not special education61%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students66%
Female71%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic63%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White68%
Low income52%
Not low income76%
Special education13%
Not special education72%

ScienceThis District
All Students68%
Female69%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic57%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Low income56%
Not low income77%
Special education17%
Not special education74%

MathThis District
All Students44%
Female50%
Male39%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic43%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White46%
Low income35%
Not low income52%
Special education6%
Not special education49%
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
 87% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 77% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 84% in 2013.

Science
 46% (2011)
 34% (2010)
The state average for Science was 50% in 2011.

Writing
 85% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 84% (2010)
The state average for Writing was 85% in 2013.

Math
 35% (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 Students87%
Female90%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic88%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Low income83%
Not low income90%
Special education51%
Not special education90%

WritingThis District
All Students85%
Female92%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic81%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Low income82%
Not low income87%
Special education47%
Not special education89%
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
 91% (2013)
 94% (2012)
Data not available for this district (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
 97% (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
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
The state average for Biology I was 82% in 2013.

Algebra I
 42% (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
 93% (2013)
 99% (2012)
 96% (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
 76% (2013)
 70% (2012)
The state average for Biology I was 66% in 2013.

Algebra I
 24% (2013)
 5% (2012)
 22% (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
 60% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 65% (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
 10% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
 17% (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
 39% (2013)
 30% (2012)
 69% (2011)
The state average for Geometry was 35% in 2013.

Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 12

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 26% 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 34% in 2013.

Algebra I
 20% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
 19% (2011)
The state average for Algebra I was 15% in 2013.

Geometry
Data not available for this district (2013)
 17% (2012)
 18% (2011)
The state average for Geometry was 20% 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 Students91%
Female98%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Low income91%
Not low income91%
Not special education91%

Integrated Math 1This District
Subgroup results not available

GeometryThis District
All Students97%
Female94%
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White96%
Not low income96%
Not special education97%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 9
Integrated Math 2This District
Subgroup results not available

Biology IThis District
Subgroup results not available

Algebra IThis District
All Students42%
Female46%
Male38%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic36%
Multiracial47%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White44%
Low income37%
Not low income47%
Special education18%
Not special education43%

Integrated Math 1This District
Subgroup results not available

GeometryThis District
All Students93%
Female91%
Male94%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic91%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Low income87%
Not low income95%
Not special education93%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 10
Integrated Math 2This District
Subgroup results not available

Biology IThis District
All Students76%
Female79%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracial82%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Low income68%
Not low income81%
Special education54%
Not special education78%

Algebra IThis District
All Students24%
Female20%
Male27%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic7%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White28%
Low income18%
Not low income32%
Special education15%
Not special education29%

Integrated Math 1This District
Subgroup results not available

GeometryThis District
All Students60%
Female62%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracial69%
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Low income60%
Not low income59%
Not special education60%
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 Students10%
Female12%
Male7%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic0%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White9%
Low income7%
Not low income14%
Not special education11%

Integrated Math 1This District
Subgroup results not available

GeometryThis District
All Students39%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Not special education39%
Source: WA OSPI, 2012-2013

Grade 12
Integrated Math 2This District
Subgroup results not available

Biology IThis District
Subgroup results not available

Algebra IThis District
All Students20%
Male15%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White21%
Not low income33%
Not special education20%

Integrated Math 1This District
Subgroup results not available

GeometryThis District
Subgroup results not available
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 experience11212
Teacher Education Levels
Information about this data
Source: 1WA OSPI, 2009-2010
 This DistrictState Average
Master's degree or higher165%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
White78%64%
Hispanic7%16%
American Indian/Alaskan Native3%3%
Asian/Pacific Islander3%9%
Black2%6%
Unspecified7%n/a
Student Subgroups
Information about this data
Source: 1WA OSPI, 2009-2010
 This DistrictState Average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program139%42%
Special education113%13%
Transitional bilingual11%8%

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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