Callanan Middle School

  • Callanan Middle School serves 592 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 53% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Callanan Middle School's student population of 592 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students592 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Callanan Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Callanan Middle School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#1149 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
26%
11%
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Black
40%
6%
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White
23%
77%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.720.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDes Moines Independent Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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