Nelsen 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
2403 Jones Ave S
Renton, WA 98055
Phone
(425) 204-3000
District
RENTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
KING COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1007
Classroom Teachers
49

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Washington

3

(10 is best)

Better than 25.1% of WA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Nelsen Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
42%
53%
47%
58%
36%
48%
42%
53%
47%
58%
36%
48%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
46%
56%
54%
62%
38%
50%
46%
56%
54%
62%
38%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
40%
53%
42%
60%
37%
47%
40%
53%
42%
60%
37%
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
19
18
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 351 34.9%
Grade 7 331 32.9%
Grade 8 325 32.3%
Total 1007 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 26.6% 27.1% 57.5%
Black 19.1% 15.8% 5.0%
Hispanic 24.6% 27.9% 25.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 26.5% 27.5% 8.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 3.3% 1.7% 2.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 56.0% 47.8% 44.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 43.1% 35.8% 35.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.9% 11.9% 8.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 127,125 7,614,893
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,914.3 112
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.4% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.6% 18.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.5% 34.8%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.1% 25.5%
65 OR OLDER 12.3% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 49,583 2,848,396
Single Parent Households With Children 10.0% 9.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.7% 91.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 37.2% 36.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 19.0% 17.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.1% 17.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.3% 13.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.7% 17.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.0% 15.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.6% 10.4%
$15,000 or less 6.4% 8.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,558 $121,578,000 44.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,170 $18,827,000 6.8%
Staff $1,118 $17,979,000 6.5%
General Administration $54 $861,000 0.3%
School Administration $789 $12,688,000 4.6%
Operation $1,067 $17,159,000 6.2%
Transportation $567 $9,124,000 3.3%
Other $458 $7,368,000 2.7%
Total Support $5,222 $84,006,000 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,339 $69,790,000 25.3%
Total Expenditures $17,119 $275,374,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,289 $8,336,957,000 46.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $919 $1,051,594,000 5.8%
Staff $862 $986,118,000 5.5%
General Administration $132 $150,666,000 0.8%
School Administration $757 $866,141,000 4.8%
Operation $1,057 $1,208,969,000 6.7%
Transportation $475 $542,895,000 3.0%
Other $563 $643,699,000 3.6%
Total Support $4,765 $5,450,082,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,720 $4,255,113,000 23.6%
Total Expenditures $15,774 $18,042,152,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%