Vista Middle School



Vista Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vista Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 1
7 219
8 190
9 0
10 2
11 1
12 1

Vista Middle School is a public high school of the Ferndale School District located in Ferndale, WA. It has 414 students in grades 7th through 8th. Vista Middle School is the 258th largest public high school in Washington and the 12,101st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.5 to 1.

Total Students: 414
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.17

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Vista Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 225
(54%)
1,241
(52%)
 Female 189
(46%)
1,138
(48%)

Vista Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 285
(69%)
1,646
(69%)
 Hispanic 63
(15%)
386
(16%)
 American Indian 26
(6%)
146
(6%)
 Two or More 18
(4%)
107
(4%)
 Asian 16
(4%)
71
(3%)
 Black 6
(1%)
22
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Vista Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 228
(55%)
1,347
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 150
(36%)
822
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(9%)
210
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Vista Middle School is ranked 243rd out of 0 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vista Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.8%. 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.

Vista Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 436
2006 395
2007 370
2008 367
2009 377
2010 418
2011 390
2012 414

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 15
2007 14.2
2008 14.1
2009 15.3
2010 20.7
2011 17.8
2012 20.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41284403669725
2006 0.39240506329114
2007 0.40540540540541
2008 0.42779291553134
2009 0.43236074270557
2010 0.43062200956938
2011 0.44102564102564
2012 0.44927536231884

Compare Vista Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,947.5% 19.5:1
 
2,050.0% 20.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.8%
 
This School 44.9%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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