Oskaloosa Middle School

Tel: (641)673-8308
Grades: 6-8

548 students

Oskaloosa Middle School serves 548 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Oskaloosa Middle School operates within the Oskaloosa Community School District.

Overview

The student population of 548 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 548 students
Oskaloosa Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Oskaloosa Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Oskaloosa Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Oskaloosa Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Oskaloosa Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
3%
9%
Oskaloosa Middle School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Oskaloosa Middle School Black (1996-2012)
White
90%
81%
Oskaloosa Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.19 0.21
Oskaloosa Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
30%
33%
Oskaloosa Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
7%
Oskaloosa Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,269 students has grown by 28% over five years.
School District Name Oskaloosa Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 3,269 666
Oskaloosa Community   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $7 MM
Oskaloosa Community   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $24 MM $7 MM
Oskaloosa Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,581 $11,087
Oskaloosa Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,370 $10,614
Oskaloosa Community   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Oskaloosa High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Pella Middle School (14.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oskaloosa Preschool (1.2 miles away)
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Did You Know?
Iowa public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.21, which is lower than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Iowa is Des Moines Independent Community School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Iowa or national school diversity statistics.