Focus Middle School (Closed 2006)

Focus Middle School served 21 students in grades 6-8.
Minority enrollment was 53% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students21 students
Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Focus Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2005-2006 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Student : Teacher Ration/a15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
5%
11%
Black
48%
6%
White
47%
76%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Focus Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score
0.550.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
33%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDes Moines Independent Community School District
Source: 2005-2006 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Focus Middle School is Scavo Alternative High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Cowles Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Windsor Heights Cowles Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-8 | 397 students
    0.1 miles
    6401 College Ave
    Windsor Heights, IA 50324
    (515) 242-7818
    0.1 PK-8 397
  • Des Moines Windsor Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 375 students
    0.6 miles
    5912 University Avenue
    Des Moines, IA 50311
    (515) 242-8440
    0.6 PK-5 375
  • Windsor Heights Clive Learning Academy Math: 70% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 537 students
    0.7 miles
    1600 73rd Street
    Windsor Heights, IA 50324
    (515) 633-5800
    0.7 PK-6 537
  • Des Moines Hillis Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 370 students
    0.8 miles
    2401 56th St
    Des Moines, IA 50310
    (515) 242-8412
    0.8 PK-5 370
  • Clive Crestview School Of Inquiry Math: 60% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 554 students
    1.5 miles
    8355 Franklin Avenue
    Clive, IA 50325
    (515) 633-5700
    1.5 PK-6 554
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