Pacific Middle School



Pacific Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pacific Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 299
8 347
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pacific Middle School is a public high school of the Highline School District located in Des Moines, WA. It has 646 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.1 to 1.

Total Students: 646
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.85

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Pacific Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 351
(54%)
4,532
(52%)
 Female 295
(46%)
4,146
(48%)

Pacific Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 204
(32%)
2,220
(26%)
 Hispanic 199
(31%)
3,115
(36%)
 Black 68
(11%)
1,023
(12%)
 Asian 67
(10%)
1,367
(16%)
 Two or More 63
(10%)
526
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 39
(6%)
348
(4%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
79
(1%)

Pacific Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 357
(55%)
4,895
(56%)
 Not Eligible 232
(36%)
2,920
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(9%)
863
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Pacific Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Pacific Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 750
2006 679
2007 694
2008 726
2009 685
2010 688
2011 680
2012 711
2013 658
2014 650
2015 646

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.1
2006 N/A
2007 24.4
2008 25.6
2009 19.6
2010 18.7
2011 20.6
2012 19.9
2013 N/A
2014 19.2
2015 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.496
2006 0.44624447717231
2007 0.4207492795389
2008 0.46005509641873
2009 0.51240875912409
2010 0.46656976744186
2011 0.57941176470588
2012 0.58931082981716
2013 0.59574468085106
2014 0.52769230769231
2015 0.64086687306502

Compare Pacific Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
1,945.9% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 64.1%
 

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