George Washington Middle School

  • George Washington Middle School serves 647 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • George Washington 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24%.

School Overview

  • George Washington Middle School's student population of 647 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students647 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George Washington Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of George Washington Middle School is 0.49, which is more 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#1098 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
14%
6%
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White
70%
76%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.490.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDubuque Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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