Fort Madison Middle School

502 48th Street
Fort Madison, IA 52627
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Fort Madison Middle School serves 680 students in grades 4-8.
Fort Madison Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Fort Madison Middle School's student population of 680 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students680 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Rankings

Fort Madison Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Fort Madison Middle School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#987 out of 1227 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
83%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.300.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Madison Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fort Madison Middle School is Fort Madison High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Nauvoo Elementary School (6.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Madison Fort Madison High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 567 students
    0.3 miles
    2001 Ave B
    Fort Madison, IA 52627
    (319) 372-1862
    0.3 9-12 567
  • Fort Madison Lincoln Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 300 students
    0.5 miles
    1326 Ave E
    Fort Madison, IA 52627
    (319) 372-2896
    0.5 K-3 300
  • Fort Madison Richardson Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 332 students
    1.3 miles
    3301 Avenue L
    Fort Madison, IA 52627
    (319) 372-2765
    1.3 PK-3 332
  • Nauvoo Nauvoo Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 246 students
    6.2 miles
    2461 N State Hwy 96
    Nauvoo, IL 62354
    (217) 453-2231
    6.2 PK-8 246
  • Dallas City Dallas City Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 183 students
    9.0 miles
    921 Creamery Hill Rd
    Dallas City, IL 62330
    (217) 852-3201
    9 PK-8 183

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