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Maywood Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 302 students

 
 

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Posted November 21, 2011

Maywood is not the school it use to be. I mean that in a positive way. For years, Maywood was the "bad" middle school of the district. In the late 90's to today, Maywood has taken off to be one of the most comprehensive, first rate middle school in the state. Having my children come from Newcastle, Ive heard a few parents grumble about sending their kids to Maywood and Liberty. Since then, myself and other parents have been very pleased with these schools. I would recommend sending your kids to Maywood Middle for a quality education where every student counts. Thank you Maywood staff!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 31, 2010

Maywood has really taken off in the last decade, setting high standards, focusing on the arts, pushing students to excel at their highest potential. We are lucky to have a school like Maywood in our own back yard! Our community is looking forward to a remodeled Maywood in the next few years!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 22, 2008

Amazing school, my child is exelling for the first time!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 1, 2007

Maywood has excellent leadership. The students are educated in a safe, structured environment. The student population comes from a wide variety of backgrounds making it unique to the affluent Eastside schools. There are a variety of interesting electives, and the core curriculum is generally well-presented. The only flaw in the school is a district-wide problem: the math curriculum (Mathematics In Context) is not adequate. Overall, I am very impressed with the teachers and staff at Maywood.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 13, 2005

The school is open to all and strives to help every child to grow and mature, to really see their own potential. The music and arts programs are great, showing every child within the programs what they can do.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted August 8, 2004

There are so many wonderful things to say about Maywood! My daughter spent all three years there and enjoyed the fantastic educators and extra-curricular activities very much. A sixth-grade science teacher liberally sprinkled his lectures with jokes, making it one of her favorite classes. Her eighth-grade Humanities Plus teacher made her feel things that were new to her by helping her experience the past through dramatic writing exercises. The new Principal brought enthusiasm and dedication to every PTSA meeting. We both loved Maywood, and will miss the homey and inclusive atmosphere it provided. I would encourage any friend to enroll their child at this fine school; a school which is getting better every year!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 25, 2004

Maywood is a great school that is getting even better. With the support from the staff and administration, the students have been able to preform above the average. This is a fantastic school and there is no other place I would rather want my student to attend.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 23, 2004

This is an excellent school. The teachers and administration really care about the students, and work to increase student achievement. The 'all school write' program has helped improve student achievement in writing, and has many parent volunteers to assist in scoring. This year, they pioneered an 'all-school math' assessment. The administrators will work with parents to get student needs met.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

293 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
66%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

293 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
71%
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

302 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 69% in 2013.

302 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
75%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

300 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
84%
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 53% in 2013.

281 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

283 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 65% in 2013.

281 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
76%
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

All Students74%
Female74%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asian92%
Asian/Pacific Islander92%
Hispanic32%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Low income43%
Not low income80%
Special education15%
Not special education80%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students85%
Female89%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asian92%
Asian/Pacific Islander92%
Hispanic64%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Low income58%
Not low income90%
Special education27%
Not special education91%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

All Students83%
Female84%
Male81%
Black60%
Asian90%
Asian/Pacific Islander90%
Hispanic65%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Low income44%
Not low income89%
Special education10%
Not special education90%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students78%
Female82%
Male73%
Black70%
Asian90%
Asian/Pacific Islander90%
Hispanic54%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Low income39%
Not low income84%
Special education13%
Not special education85%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students82%
Female90%
Male75%
Black70%
Asian96%
Asian/Pacific Islander96%
Hispanic73%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Low income49%
Not low income88%
Special education20%
Not special education89%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

All Students73%
Female74%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asian85%
Asian/Pacific Islander86%
Hispanic46%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Low income45%
Not low income78%
Special education24%
Not special education77%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students79%
Female86%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asian87%
Asian/Pacific Islander88%
Hispanic56%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Low income48%
Not low income84%
Special education32%
Not special education83%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students82%
Female83%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asian81%
Asian/Pacific Islander79%
Hispanic58%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Low income48%
Not low income87%
Special education29%
Not special education86%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 94% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 99% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Integrated Math I

The state average for Integrated Math I was 97% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Integrated Math II

The state average for Integrated Math II was 100% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 82% in 2013.

193 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
80%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 97% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 99% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%
Integrated Math I

The state average for Integrated Math I was 97% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Integrated Math II

The state average for Integrated Math II was 99% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Algebra I

All Students79%
Female84%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asian82%
Asian/Pacific Islander83%
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Low income56%
Not low income83%
Special educationn/a
Not special education80%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Biology I

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Low incomen/a
Not low incomen/a
Not special educationn/a

Geometry

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Asian100%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White100%
Low incomen/a
Not low income100%
Not special education100%

Integrated Math I

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Low incomen/a
Not low incomen/a
Not special educationn/a

Integrated Math II

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Not low incomen/a
Not special educationn/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 69% 60%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 15% 7%
Hispanic 10% 20%
Black 3% 5%
Two or more races 3% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Transitional bilingual 13%N/A8%
Special education 18%N/A13%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 218%N/A44%
Source: 1 WA OSPI, 2009-2010
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student-teacher ratio

  This school District averageState average
Students per classroom teacher 22N/A17
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Average years educational experience 9N/A12
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree or higher 79%N/A66%
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

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14490 168th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98059
Phone: (425) 837-6900

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