Gerald W Kirn Middle School

100 North Ave
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Gerald W Kirn Middle School serves 1,004 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (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 72% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Gerald W Kirn 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.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Gerald W Kirn Middle School's student population of 1,004 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,004 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

Gerald W Kirn 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 Gerald W Kirn Middle School is 0.39, 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
#862 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
11%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
77%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.390.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCouncil Bluffs Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gerald W Kirn Middle School is Abraham Lincoln High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Woodrow Wilson Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hoover Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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