Washington Middle School

159 Buffalo St, Jamestown, NY 14701 | (716) 483-4413
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Student Enrollment: 501
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School Description

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  • Principal or Admin: Melissa Emerson
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 501
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 52.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 9.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 253 (50.5%)
  • Females: 248 (49.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 56 (11.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 334 (66.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 390 (77.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Washington Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian91.8%
Black7214.4%
Asian51.0%
Hispanic9919.8%
White31663.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Washington Middle School
  Number Percent
5th Grade13627.1%
6th Grade12725.3%
7th Grade11623.2%
8th Grade12124.2%
Ungraded10.2%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 61-70%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.0%
District:
94.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
10.0%
District:
6.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
11.0%
District:
8.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
9.0%
District:
7.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
14.0%
District:
9.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
1.0%
District:
2.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Washington Middle School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on NYSTP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

NYSTP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201035.3%36.6%52.5%
200968.9%74.1%82.2%
200849.3%66.5%77.6%
 
Math Test
201040.8%51.2%64.6%
200983.7%81.6%88.1%
200854.2%70.3%83.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201066.0%72.0%86.0%
200964.0%74.0%86.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201034.6%38.9%54.2%
200967.8%75.6%80.9%
200840.0%47.6%66.9%
 
Math Test
201040.2%51.3%61.3%
200980.8%83.1%83.0%
200858.2%72.1%79.4%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201028.2%46.0%50.0%
200968.0%73.7%80.3%
200851.9%59.0%70.0%
 
Math Test
201063.6%64.9%62.4%
200982.2%89.4%87.3%
200873.1%78.1%78.9%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201022.5%36.2%51.0%
200944.7%53.4%68.5%
200839.0%46.4%56.1%
 
Math Test
201048.4%58.4%54.8%
200975.6%81.4%80.2%
200859.9%69.5%69.8%
 
Science Test
201060.0%73.0%71.0%
200955.0%70.0%69.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201062.0%67.0%69.0%
200952.0%59.0%63.0%
 
Source: NY Department of Education 2009-2010

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