Pacific Cascade Middle School

Public 6-8

 24635 SE Issaquah Fall City Ro
       Issaquah, WA  98029


 (425) 837-5900

District: Issaquah School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
11th of 437 Washington Middle Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  23.3
Number of students:  1,049

Racial breakdown:
White:
54.7%
Asian:
29.6%
Hispanic:
6.3%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  8.1%

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Compare Details In 2018, Pacific Cascade Middle School ranked better than 97.5% of middle schools in Washington. It also ranked first among 4 ranked middle schools in the Issaquah School District! (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 95.78. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (54.7%), Asian (29.6%), Hispanic (6.3%). (See more...)
Compare Details 8.1% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Pacific Cascade Middle School is 23.3, which is the highest among 5 middle schools in the Issaquah School District! (See more...)
Compare Pacific Cascade Middle School employs 45 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Pacific Cascade Middle School:

SchoolDigger ranks Pacific Cascade Middle School 11th of 437 Washington public middle schools. (See Pacific Cascade Middle School in the ranking list.)

Issaquah School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Issaquah School District 5th of 205 Washington school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Pacific Cascade Middle School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools WA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2013 88.05 34th 498 93.2%
2015 90.58 30th 445 93.3%
2016 91.85 25th 443 94.4%
2017 92.81 18th 435 95.9%
2018 95.78 11th 437 97.5%

Data source: test scores: Washington Office of Superindentent of Public Instruction, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

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by a student
Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Open Quote PCMS teachers are really nice and the school has fantastic facilities. Close Quote


by a Facebook User (a parent on FaceBook)
Thursday, March 17, 2016

Open Quote Laura Meserole, a counselor at the school and Kim Schneider, with the registrar, have been two of the most caring and helpful school staff I have ever met in my life. And I'm in the business of education and also have met many administrators. If staff are always like this in any school, the school is destined for success - as PCMS has achieved. It does deserve more credit in my humble opinion as a parent of two of its 8th graders currently. Close Quote


Enrollment information for Pacific Cascade Middle School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2011 458 19 160 28 4 2 26 0 697
2012 474 16 172 53 3 2 32 0 752
2013 509 16 179 43 5 5 34 0 791
2014 559 20 212 53 2 4 38 0 888
2015 546 32 244 50 1 3 46 0 922
2016 574 28 311 66 1 4 65 0 1049

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Pacific Cascade Middle School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2011 697 31.3 22.2 7.5
2012 752 33.1 22.7 10.0
2013 791 38.3 20.6 10.1
2014 888 n/a n/a 11.6
2015 922 41.0 22.4 9.9
2016 1049 45.0 23.3 8.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Pacific Cascade Middle School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2011 697 31.3 22.2 7.5
2012 752 33.1 22.7 10.0
2013 791 38.3 20.6 10.1
2014 888 n/a n/a 11.6
2015 922 41.0 22.4 9.9
2016 1049 45.0 23.3 8.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Washington State Department of Health and the Washington Office of Superindentent of Public Instruction.

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