Plymouth Middle School

Plymouth Middle School serves 1,310 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Plymouth Middle School operates within the Robbinsdale Public School District.

Overview

The student population of 1310 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,310 students
Plymouth Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Plymouth Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Plymouth Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 14:1
Plymouth Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
5%
6%
Plymouth Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
9%
7%
Plymouth Middle School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
19%
10%
Plymouth Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
60%
72%
Plymouth Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Plymouth Middle School Sch Ethnicity Plymouth 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.
0.59 0.45
Plymouth 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.
27%
31%
Plymouth 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.
7%
7%
Plymouth Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,400 students has grown by 2723% over five years.
School District Name Robbinsdale Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
2
Number of Students Managed 14,400 518
Robbinsdale Public   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $175 MM $6 MM
Robbinsdale Public   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $190 MM $6 MM
Robbinsdale Public   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $343,225 $11,416
Robbinsdale Public   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $372,290 $11,593
Robbinsdale 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 281 Armstrong Learning Lab Alc (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Robbinsdale Shared Time Prog. (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sonnesyn Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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