1501 'n' St
Bedford, IN 47421
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Bedford Middle School serves 514 students in grades 7-8.
Bedford Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 514 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Bedford Middle School's student population of 514 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Bedford Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bedford Middle School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1410 out of 1757 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
13%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
93%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% IN state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% IN state average).

How many students attend Bedford Middle School?

514 students attend Bedford Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

93% of Bedford Middle School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Bedford Middle School?

Bedford Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Indiana state average of 16:1.

What grades does Bedford Middle School offer ?

Bedford Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 514 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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