Bemidji Middle School

  • Bemidji Middle School serves 1,053 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bemidji Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Bemidji Middle School's student population of 1,053 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,053 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Bemidji Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bemidji Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Bemidji Middle School is 0.47, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank#569 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
American Indian
16%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
71%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.470.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBemidji Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bemidji Bemidji Middle Alp Alternative School
    Grades: 6-8
    0.0 miles
    1910 Middle School Ave Nw
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 333-3215
    0.0 6-8 n/a
  • 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 | 140 students
    0.7 miles
    2400 Pine Ridge Avenue Nw
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 444-1888
    0.7 9-12 140
  • Bemidji Trek North Middle School Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 111 students
    0.8 miles
    2400 Pine Ridge Ave Nw
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 444-1888
    0.8 6-8 111
  • Bemidji Bemidji Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,413 student
    1.1 miles
    2900 Division St W
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 444-1600
    1.1 9-12 1,413

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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