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The Dalles Middle School

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Posted December 18, 2008

I Go to this school, and I just want to say, the teachers are great and its over all a very clean school. And Im looking forward for the years to come there.
—Submitted by a student


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

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

204 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 63% in 2013.

204 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
67%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Oregon used the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grade 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The OAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oregon. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Oregon Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

194 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
64%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

194 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
65%
Writing

2010

 
 
40%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Oregon used the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grade 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The OAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oregon. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Oregon Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

210 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 67% in 2013.

211 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
54%
Science

The state average for Science was 66% in 2013.

211 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
62%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Oregon used the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grade 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The OAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oregon. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Oregon Department of Education

Math

All Students46%
Female51%
Male41%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic32%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities8%
English language learners<=5%
Migrant22%
Academically gifted94%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students60%
Female68%
Male54%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities14%
English language learners6%
Migrant33%
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Oregon used the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grade 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The OAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oregon. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Oregon Department of Education

Math

All Students51%
Female55%
Male47%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander67%
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
Native American29%
White56%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities5%
English language learners6%
Migrant41%
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students70%
Female77%
Male62%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander50%
Hispanic51%
Multiracialn/a
Native American71%
White80%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities5%
English language learners6%
Migrant46%
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Oregon used the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grade 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The OAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oregon. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Oregon Department of Education

Math

All Students60%
Female59%
Male62%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander50%
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities29%
English language learners24%
Migrant52%
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students59%
Female60%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander50%
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities8%
English language learners<=5%
Migrant26%
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Science

All Students69%
Female68%
Male71%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander67%
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learners6%
Migrant52%
Academically gifted>=95%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Oregon used the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grade 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The OAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oregon. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Oregon Department of Education

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 62% 65%
Hispanic 30% 21%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 4%
Black 1% 3%
Two or more races 1% 5%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 66%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1100 East 12th St
The Dalles, OR 97058
Phone: (541) 506-3380

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