Black Hawk Middle School

Black Hawk Middle School serves 880 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Black Hawk Middle School operates within the Rosemount-apple Valley-eagan School District.

Overview

The student population of 880 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 880 students
Black Hawk Middle School Total Students (1995-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Black Hawk Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1996-2012)
Students by Grade Black Hawk Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 19:1 14:1
Black Hawk Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1996-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
11%
6%
Black Hawk Middle School Asian (1995-2012)
Hispanic
8%
7%
Black Hawk Middle School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
13%
10%
Black Hawk Middle School Black (1995-2012)
White
63%
72%
Black Hawk Middle School White (1995-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Black Hawk Middle School Sch Ethnicity Black Hawk 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.
0.57 0.84
Black Hawk Middle School Diversity Score (1995-2012)
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.
19%
31%
Black Hawk Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2012)
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%
Black Hawk Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,437 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Rosemount-apple Valley-eagan School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
2
Number of Students Managed 27,437 519
Rosemount-apple Valley-eagan School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $327 MM $6 MM
District Spending $354 MM $6 MM
Rosemount-apple Valley-eagan School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,764 $11,416
Rosemount-apple Valley-eagan School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,736 $11,593
Rosemount-apple Valley-eagan 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 Burnsville Senior High Extended Day/yr (2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Dakota Hills Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Deerwood Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Eagan Deerwood Elementary School
    1480 Deerwood Dr
    Eagan , MN , 55122
    (651)683-6801
    0.2  mi  |  559  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Eagan Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Thomas Lake Elementary School
    4350 Thomas Lake Rd
    Eagan , MN , 55122
    (651)683-6890
    0.9  mi  |  395  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Eagan Oak Ridge Elementary School
    4350 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd
    Eagan , MN , 55122
    (651)683-6970
    1  mi  |  633  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Eagan Glacier Hills Elementary School
    Magnet School
    3825 Glacier Dr
    Eagan , MN , 55123
    (651)683-8570
    Magnet School
    1.2  mi  |  627  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Eagan Northview Elementary School
    965 Diffley Rd
    Eagan , MN , 55123
    (651)683-6820
    1.9  mi  |  414  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Eagan, 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 0.49, which is higher than the Minnesota average of 0.27. The most diverse school in Eagan is Burnsville Alternative High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Minnesota or national school diversity statistics.