Fridley Middle School

  • Fridley Middle School serves 908 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 48% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 46% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Fridley Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • Fridley Middle School's student population of 908 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students908 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fridley Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,784 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fridley Middle School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
60%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
14%
9%
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Black
31%
10%
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White
41%
68%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fridley Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.710.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fridley Middle School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFridley Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  2.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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There is such a high number of mean, unruly kids that go here that the kids who are well behaved and want to learn get little to no attention. Still a large problem with fights and bullying. The child who is being bullied is told to have empathy for the bullier because they may have a hard home life. Seriously. Take a zero tolerance stand...most children who are being bullied are the most empathetic people you'll meet.
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academically, this school is great! but i would not recommend this school to anyone. If your child goes to this school they will either be a bully or be bullied. If you want your child to have a good, healthy education, go somewhere else.
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I believe that the school is destroying innocent minds by teaching them sex education in 6th grade. This is a parents responsibility. I can't stop them from teaching my child or she will fail the class. I can only voice my feeling on this and hope that other parents come forward and agree with me and maybe we can change the way and at what age is appropriate for them to learn this information. I believe that some information should not be discussed in front of the opposite sex. There is no reason for a girl to know what a boy goes through during puberty and the same for the boys. I believe the school is only making the children curious and that is when children get into trouble. 6th graders are still babies and innocent, let them stay young.
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