East Middle School

East Middle School serves 1,065 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 19%.
East Middle School operates within the Sioux City Community School District.

Overview

The student population of 1065 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,065 students
East Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
East Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade East Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
East Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
1%
East Middle School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
2%
2%
East Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
20%
9%
East Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
5%
East Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
71%
81%
East Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups East Middle School Sch Ethnicity East Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.46 0.34
East 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.
41%
33%
East 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.
8%
7%
East Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,683 students has grown by 17% over five years.
School District Name Sioux City Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
3
Number of Students Managed 15,683 673
Sioux City Community   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $152 MM $7 MM
Sioux City Community   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $142 MM $7 MM
Sioux City Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,381 $11,087
Sioux City Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,612 $10,614
Sioux City 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 East High School (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is South Sioux City Middle School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sunnyside Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sioux City Sunnyside Elementary School
    2700 South Maple St
    Sioux City , IA , 51106
    (712)274-4047
    0.3  mi  |  210  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sioux City East High School
    5011 Mayhew Ave
    Sioux City , IA , 51106
    (712)274-4000
    0.4  mi  |  1260  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Sioux City Nodland Elementary School
    5000 Mayhew Ave
    Sioux City , IA , 51106
    (712)274-4044
    0.4  mi  |  250  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sioux City Whittier Elementary School
    4820 4th Ave
    Sioux City , IA , 51106
    (712)274-4050
    0.8  mi  |  376  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sioux City Washington Elementary School
    2550 South Martha St
    Sioux City , IA , 51106
    (712)274-4048
    1.3  mi  |  384  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 16, 2011 - It is common knowledge in Sioux City that this is the worst of all middle and high schools. (unless of course you are a second or third generation Raider) Even the recent change in administration has had little impact on the lack of fair and equitable opportunities for all students. The self-serving attitudes of the administration and most of the faculty and staff has lasting, negative implications for students. Do not consider this school for your children. - Posted by Parent

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
One of the most stressful parts of back-to-school season is making sure your children get everything they need, without breaking the bank. Here are 10 expert back-to-school shopping tips to get what you need on a budget.
Knowledge is Power Program: A Strong Model for Public Schools
As many traditional public schools struggle to close the achievement gap, Knowledge is Power Program schools seem to have the right formula for helping poverty-stricken and minority students achieve success. In this article, we examine how KIPP schools are making their students’ futures much brighter.
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Public schools across the nation are implementing programs that help keep young black men in school and off the streets. Boosting graduation rates, reducing gang involvement and violence, and providing positive male role models are just a few of the common elements of these programs. Yet, the achievement gap between black boys and other peer groups remains extremely wide.
Related School Videos