Cardinal Junior High School

  • Cardinal Junior High School serves 244 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cardinal Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24%.

School Overview

    Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
    Total Students244 students
    Gender % This chart display gender of Cardinal Junior High School
    Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
    Students by Grade This chart display the students of Cardinal Junior High School by grade.

    School Comparison

    • Cardinal Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
    • The diversity score of Cardinal Junior High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    Definition of Terms 1985-1986 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
    Overall Testing Rank#1023 out of 1232 schools
    (Bottom 50%)
    Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    69%
    76%
    Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    66%
    74%
    Student : Teacher Ratio19:1n/a
    American Indian
    n/a
    n/a
    Asian
    n/a
    3%
    Hispanic
    3%
    11%
    Black
    3%
    6%
    White
    91%
    76%
    Hawaiian
    n/a
    n/a
    Two or more races
    3%
    4%
    All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cardinal Junior High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
    Diversity Score0.170.41
    Eligible for Free Lunch
    39%
    33%
    Eligible for Reduced Lunch
    16%
    7%
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    School District NameCardinal Community School District
    Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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