Algona Middle School

601 S. Hale
Algona, IA 50511
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Algona Middle School serves 440 students in grades 5-8.
Algona Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Algona Middle School's student population of 440 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students440 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Rankings

Algona Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Algona Middle School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#611 out of 1232 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
90%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlgona Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Algona Middle School is Algona High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Bend-mallard Middle School (13.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bryant Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Algona Bryant Elementary School
    Grades: 1-2 | 192 students
    0.2 miles
    121 E North
    Algona, IA 50511
    (515) 295-7773
    0.2 1-2 192
  • Algona Lucia Wallace Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-4 | 195 students
    0.3 miles
    729 E Kennedy
    Algona, IA 50511
    (515) 295-7296
    0.3 3-4 195
  • Algona Algona High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 443 students
    0.6 miles
    601 S Hale
    Algona, IA 50511
    (515) 295-7207
    0.6 9-12 443
  • Algona Bertha Godfrey Elementary School
    Grades: PK-K | 209 students
    0.8 miles
    124 N Main
    Algona, IA 50511
    (515) 295-3586
    0.8 PK-K 209
  • Lu Verne Luverne Elementary School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 61 students
    13.1 miles
    405 Hanna Ave
    Lu Verne, IA 50560
    (515) 882-3357
    13.1 PK-6 61

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