Chisholm Middle School

900 E. First
Newton, KS 67114
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Chisholm Middle School serves 482 students in grades 7-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Chisholm Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Chisholm Middle School's student population of 482 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students482 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Chisholm Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Chisholm Middle School is 0.53, 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 (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1090 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
32%
20%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
61%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.530.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Chisholm Middle School is Newton Senior High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hesston Middle School (8.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Slate Creek Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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