District Summary Ratings

Many of the schools in this district are rated average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Orcas Island School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Orcas Island School District

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Parent / Guardian
February 27, 2023
No school is perfect, and definitely no middle school is perfect. It's an awkward time of growth and social experimentation. But the teachers at OIMS are dedicated to teaching and to helping these... More
Parent / Guardian
February 18, 2017
For a very small school, Orcas does a tremendous job of providing quality, career/college preparatory education with a broad course offering. The staff is enthusiastic about the development of the... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
May 09, 2016
Student leadership and school spirit efforts have brought new life to the school. Not only do students perform well in the classroom they are also proud of their school.
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