Creston Middle School

  • Creston Middle School serves 326 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (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 69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Creston Middle School's student population of 326 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students326 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Creston Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Creston Middle School is 0.21, 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#988 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
89%
77%
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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 Creston Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.210.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Creston 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 NameCreston Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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