Chariton Middle School

  • Chariton Middle School serves 262 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 71% (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 71% (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 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Chariton Middle School's student population of 262 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chariton Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chariton Middle School is 0.12, which is less 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#1041 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chariton Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Chariton Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Chariton Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
94%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Chariton Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chariton Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.120.25
This chart display the diversity score of Chariton Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Chariton Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chariton Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChariton Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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