Hiawatha Middle School

  • Hiawatha Middle School serves 273 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is equal to the Kansas state average of 34%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 35%.

School Overview

  • Hiawatha Middle School's student population of 273 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students273 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Hiawatha Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hiawatha Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hiawatha Middle School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank#385 out of 1,268 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hiawatha Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hiawatha Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hiawatha Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hiawatha Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
77%
65%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hiawatha Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hiawatha Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.400.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hiawatha Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hiawatha Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHiawatha School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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Hiawatha, Kansas has a pathetic, laughably bad middle school run by incompetent, clueless and,yes, intentionally cruel people. In the real world, these people would be fired, or worse yet, made to attend their own school.
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