540 Lincoln
Denver, IA 50622
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Denver Middle School serves 194 students in grades 6-8.
Denver Middle School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 194 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Denver Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Denver Middle School's student population of 194 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
194 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Denver Middle School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Denver Middle School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6 out of 1227 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
96%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 194 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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