Harold C Urey Middle School

407 Washington St
Walkerton, IN 46574
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Harold C Urey Middle School serves 330 students in grades 7-8.
Harold C Urey Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is equal to the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Harold C Urey Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Harold C Urey Middle School's student population of 330 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students330 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Rankings

Harold C Urey Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Harold C Urey Middle School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#760 out of 1757 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
12%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
90%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.190.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJohn Glenn School Corporation School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Harold C Urey Middle School is John Glenn High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oregon-davis Junior Senior High School (6.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walkerton Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Walkerton Walkerton Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 533 students
    0.5 miles
    805 Washington St
    Walkerton, IN 46574
    (574) 586-3186
    0.5 PK-6 533
  • Walkerton John Glenn High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 603 students
    0.9 miles
    201 John Glenn Dr
    Walkerton, IN 46574
    (574) 586-3195
    0.9 9-12 603
  • North Liberty North Liberty School Math: 69% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 505 students
    5.9 miles
    400 School Dr
    North Liberty, IN 46554
    (574) 656-8123
    5.9 K-6 505
  • Hamlet Oregon-davis Junior Senior High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 251 students
    6.4 miles
    5990 N 750 E
    Hamlet, IN 46532
    (574) 867-4561
    6.4 7-12 251
  • Hamlet Oregon-davis Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 294 students
    6.6 miles
    5860 N 750 E
    Hamlet, IN 46532
    (574) 867-2711
    6.6 K-6 294

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