Northdale Middle School

Northdale Middle School serves 1,192 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Northdale Middle School operates within the Anoka-hennepin Public School District.

Overview

The student population of 1192 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,192 students
Northdale Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Northdale Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Northdale Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.84. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
Northdale Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
2%
Northdale Middle School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
7%
6%
Northdale Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Northdale Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
13%
10%
Northdale Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
71%
72%
Northdale Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Northdale Middle School Sch Ethnicity Northdale 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.
0.48 0.84
Northdale 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.
33%
31%
Northdale 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.
10%
7%
Northdale Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 38,686 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Anoka-hennepin Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
50
2
Number of Students Managed 38,686 519
Anoka-hennepin Public   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $468 MM $6 MM
Anoka-hennepin Public   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $455 MM $6 MM
Anoka-hennepin Public   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,628 $11,416
Anoka-hennepin Public   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,301 $11,593
Anoka-hennepin Public   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Compass-bell Center (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Compass-bell Center (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eisenhower Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Coon Rapids Eisenhower Elementary School
    151 Northdale Blvd
    Coon Rapids , MN , 55448
    (763)506-2300
    0.3  mi  |  619  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Blaine Jefferson Elementary School
    11331 Jefferson St Ne
    Blaine , MN , 55434
    (763)506-2900
    0.9  mi  |  710  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Coon Rapids Sand Creek Elementary School
    12156 Olive St Nw
    Coon Rapids , MN , 55448
    (763)506-4300
    1.3  mi  |  701  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Coon Rapids Hamilton Elementary School
    1374 111th Ave Nw
    Coon Rapids , MN , 55433
    (763)506-2700
    1.4  mi  |  434  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Coon Rapids Compass-bell Center
    Alternative School
    1374 Northdale Blvd
    Coon Rapids , MN , 55448
    (763)506-3202
    Alternative School
    1.4  mi  |  21  students  |  Gr.  6-12

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Coon Rapids, MN 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 0.16, which is lower than the Minnesota average of 0.27. The most diverse school in Coon Rapids is New Connections - Compass High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Minnesota or national school diversity statistics.