825 17th Ave E
West Fargo, ND 58078
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Cheney Middle School serves 1,092 students in grades 6-8.
Cheney Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in North Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the North Dakota state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 27% (majority American Indian and Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,092 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in ND
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ND Dept. of Education

School Overview

Cheney Middle School's student population of 1,092 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,092 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
90 teachers
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School Rankings

Cheney Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 458 schools in North Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Cheney Middle School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ND)
Overall Testing Rank
#127 out of 458 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
2%
11%
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
5%
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Black
18%
5%
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White
67%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ND Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,092 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ND Dept. of Education

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