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 0.21. 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%
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
20%
9%
Black
2%
5%
White
71%
81%
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 0.21
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 14% over five years.
School District Name Sioux City Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
3
Number of Students Managed 15,683 666
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 $11,073 $11,087
Sioux City Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,324 $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)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sioux CitySunnyside Elementary School
    2700 South Maple St
    Sioux CityIA 51106
    (712)274-4047
    0.3 mi | 210 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Sioux CityEast High School
    5011 Mayhew Ave
    Sioux CityIA 51106
    (712)274-4000
    0.4 mi | 1260 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Sioux CityNodland Elementary School
    5000 Mayhew Ave
    Sioux CityIA 51106
    (712)274-4044
    0.4 mi | 250 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Sioux CityWhittier Elementary School
    4820 4th Ave
    Sioux CityIA 51106
    (712)274-4050
    0.8 mi | 376 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Sioux CityWashington Elementary School
    2550 South Martha St
    Sioux CityIA 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

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Did You Know?
Sioux City, IA 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 0.47, which is higher than the Iowa average of 0.23. The most diverse school in Sioux City is Hunt Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Iowa or national school diversity statistics.