Emmetsburg Middle School serves 200 students in grades 5-8.
Emmetsburg Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 5-8
- Enrollment: 200 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 14%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in IA
- Math Proficiency: 68% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 67% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Emmetsburg Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
Most improved public schools
Emmetsburg Middle School's student population of 200 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Emmetsburg Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Emmetsburg Middle School is 0.26, 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
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#606 out of 1221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Emmetsburg Middle School's ranking?
Emmetsburg Middle School is ranked #606 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
68% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 67% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Emmetsburg Middle School?
200 students attend Emmetsburg Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Emmetsburg Middle School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Emmetsburg Middle School?
Emmetsburg Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Emmetsburg Middle School offer ?
Emmetsburg Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Emmetsburg Middle School part of?
Emmetsburg Middle School is part of Emmetsburg Community School District.
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