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Orchard Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 155 students

 
 

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Posted May 13, 2006

Wow its my two childrens first year and I must say. Very impresive. I like how the school trys to teach kids about life, such as college day, and learning what each child wants to when they grow up and show them what is needed to get there, as far as schooling,etc. Looking very much forward to next year. I really admire the way the school keeps after school programs easily accesible to keep the children envolved and safe. On line grades is a huge plus. So far everything is perfect.Email me for more questions. You wont be dissapointed,I wasnt. I have the oppertunity to meet the principal and vice. When I approach them with concerns they both took time to listen to me, they addressed my concerns took responsibility and fixed the situation in a timely manner I was very impressed how the handled it. Thanks...Kilo
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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.

175 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
29%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

175 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
58%
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.

153 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 69% in 2013.

155 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
63%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

151 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
73%
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.

153 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
39%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

154 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
65%
Science

The state average for Science was 65% in 2013.

155 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
47%
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 Students37%
Female37%
Male38%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic26%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White56%
Low income28%
Not low income73%
Special education0%
Not special education43%
Limited English10%
Migrant33%

Reading

All Students63%
Female70%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic54%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Low income54%
Not low income95%
Special education57%
Not special education64%
Limited English34%
Migrant58%
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 Students50%
Female53%
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic43%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Low income39%
Not low income80%
Special education11%
Not special education55%
Limited English16%
Migrant35%

Reading

All Students60%
Female66%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic54%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White69%
Low income50%
Not low income90%
Special education39%
Not special education63%
Limited English16%
Migrant53%

Writing

All Students61%
Female73%
Male52%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic58%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Low income55%
Not low income78%
Special education17%
Not special education67%
Limited English26%
Migrant50%
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 Students35%
Female38%
Male32%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic29%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White47%
Low income26%
Not low income59%
Special education4%
Not special education41%
Limited English11%
Migrant38%

Reading

All Students60%
Female62%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic51%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Low income50%
Not low income85%
Special education13%
Not special education69%
Limited English17%
Migrant56%

Science

All Students61%
Female59%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic52%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Low income53%
Not low income82%
Special education17%
Not special education70%
Limited English17%
Migrant50%
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.

23 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%
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.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
67%
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.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
93%
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 Students71%
Female59%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Low income73%
Not low income67%
Special educationn/a
Not special education71%
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 Students94%
Female90%
Malen/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Low incomen/a
Not low income93%
Not special education94%

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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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
Hispanic 57% 20%
White 40% 60%
Two or more races 3% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 7%
Black 0% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Transitional bilingual 118%N/A8%
Special education 112%N/A13%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 272%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 15N/A17
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Average years educational experience 13N/A12
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree or higher 65%N/A66%
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

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1024 Orchard Ave
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Phone: (509) 662-7745

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