Desert Hills Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1701 S Clodfelter Rd
Kennewick, WA 99338
Phone
(509) 222-6600
District
KENNEWICK SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
BENTON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
868
Classroom Teachers
44

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Washington

7

(10 is best)

Better than 68.8% of WA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Desert Hills Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

80 60 40 20 0
63%
52%
69%
58%
56%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

80 60 40 20 0
71%
56%
77%
62%
64%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

80 60 40 20 0
55%
53%
67%
59%
42%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
20
18
18
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 278 32.0%
Grade 7 292 33.6%
Grade 8 298 34.3%
Total 868 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 78.9% 54.2% 56.0%
Black 2.1% 2.0% 5.2%
Hispanic 15.6% 41.2% 26.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.9% 2.0% 9.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.7% 2.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 26.7% 56.9% 42.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.2% 48.9% 35.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.6% 8.0% 7.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 97,862 7,705,281
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 327.1 114
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.5% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.6% 18.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.9% 35.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.0% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 15.1% 15.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 35,347 2,905,822
Single Parent Households With Children 11.6% 8.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.6% 91.7%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 27.7% 36.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 13.9% 19.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.1% 18.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.2% 13.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.5% 17.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.4% 14.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.4% 9.8%
$15,000 or less 8.6% 7.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,876 $150,581,244 50.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $989 $18,908,691 6.4%
Staff $958 $18,316,002 6.2%
General Administration $44 $841,236 0.3%
School Administration $811 $15,505,509 5.2%
Operation $1,002 $19,157,238 6.5%
Transportation $341 $6,519,579 2.2%
Other $436 $8,335,884 2.8%
Total Support $4,581 $87,584,139 29.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,057 $58,446,783 19.7%
Total Expenditures $15,514 $296,612,166 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,745 $9,524,373,557 46.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,121 $1,221,119,363 6.0%
Staff $968 $1,053,829,438 5.2%
General Administration $140 $152,128,291 0.7%
School Administration $859 $935,119,942 4.6%
Operation $1,143 $1,245,002,695 6.1%
Transportation $543 $591,499,229 2.9%
Other $603 $657,011,255 3.2%
Total Support $5,377 $5,855,726,429 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,508 $4,909,802,673 24.2%
Total Expenditures $18,630 $20,289,978,173 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%