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About This School

Lacenter Middle School is a public middle school in La Center. The principal of Lacenter Middle School is David Cooke. 383 children attend Lacenter Middle School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 28% of the 383 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Lacenter Middle School is 21:1. View Ridge Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Bicycling
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Fencing
    • Field hockey
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Gymnastics
    • Lacrosse
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Rock climbing
    • Rugby
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Volleyball
    • Water polo
    • Wrestling
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 93% 92%
Hispanic 4% 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 1.0%
Asian 1% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.5% 1%
Black, non-Hispanic 0% 0.4%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 28% 27%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    La Center Middle School is THE best school in the entire world! I am an 8th grader this year and have been in La Center since kindergarten. Everyone knows everyone because we all grew up together. If you're a new student you'll have no trouble fitting in. You will get a student buddy to take you on a tour and help you find your classes. The sports are good and the band is GREAT! We have won lots of awards. Don't be afraid of the principle. He looks big and tough but he's really just a teddy bear from Austrailia! He has a no bullying policy that he inforces strictly but we all love him. The teachers are amazing. You really feel like you're talking to a friend. I love this school so much. I wish I could stay in 8th grade for the rest of my life! "Hawks on 3. 1-2-3 HAWKS!!!" )

  • (4 years ago)

    I am a student currently attending La Center Middle school. I love it so much. The teachers are amazing and the leadership program is oustanding. The principal cares so much for the kids success and we kids appreciate that. I am so glad to have a school this good.

  • (4 years ago)

    The teachers are amazing! The principal is all about making the kids successful AND happy students! I am so thankful we moved here so that my kids have an opportunity for a wonderful education and learning experience!

  • (10 years ago)

    The 8th grade teachers are amazing! All kids seam to love to them and enjoy learning in their classes. The school requires a 2.0 gpa in order to move on to the next grade which really prepares them for success in high school.

  • (10 years ago)

    I have a daughter in the 6th grade who is doing great at this school. Close-knit community aids in the overall safety and success of the kids - everyone knows everyone! They have a dedicated group of teachers working with a small budget and doing a great job.

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