Barr Middle School

602 W Stolley Park Rd
Grand Island, NE 68801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Barr Middle School serves 696 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Barr Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Barr Middle School's student population of 696 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students696 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

Barr Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 913 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Barr Middle School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#748 out of 913 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
46%
19%
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Black
6%
7%
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White
43%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Island School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Barr Middle School is Central Ne Support Service Program (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Starr Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Island Starr Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 525 students
    0.3 miles
    1800 S Adams Street
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5882
    0.3 PK-5 525
  • Grand Island Career Pathways Institute Alternative School

    0.5 miles
    1215 Adams Street
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5601
    0.5 n/a n/a
  • Grand Island Wasmer Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
    1.1 miles
    318 S Clark St
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5920
    1.1 PK-5 367
  • Grand Island Dodge Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 482 students
    1.2 miles
    641 S Oak St
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 385-5889
    1.2 PK-5 482
  • Grand Island Gates Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 415 students
    1.2 miles
    2700 W Louise St
    Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 385-5892
    1.2 PK-5 415

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