Bemidji Middle School

  • Bemidji Middle School serves 1,059 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 64% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

Top Placements

Bemidji Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Bemidji Middle School's student population of 1,059 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,059 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bemidji Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bemidji Middle School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#640 out of 1,784 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bemidji Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
16%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
74%
67%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bemidji Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.430.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bemidji Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBEMIDJI PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bemidji Oshki Manidoo Center Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 8 students
    0.4 miles
    802 Paul Bunyan Dr Nw
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218)333-3478
    0.4 7-12 8
  • Bemidji Treknorth High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 136 students
    0.7 miles
    2400 Pine Ridge Avenue Nw
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218)444-1888
    0.7 9-12 136
  • Bemidji Bemidji Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1381 students
    1.1 miles
    2900 Division St W
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218)444-1600
    1.1 9-12 1381
  • Bemidji First City School Alternative School
    Grades: 3-12 | 63 students
    1.1 miles
    1230 5th St Nw
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218)333-3458
    1.1 3-12 63
  • Bemidji J.w. Smith Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 432 students
    1.3 miles
    1712 America Ave
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218)333-3290
    1.3 PK-5 432

School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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I have found BMS to be a great learning environment for my children. Teachers have all been friendly and caring. The principal is super and they truly aspire to be GREAT on a daily basis!
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