505 Holmes Dr
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Holmes Junior High School serves 599 students in grades 7-9.
Holmes Junior High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Holmes Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Holmes Junior High School's student population of 599 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-9
Total Students
599 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Holmes Junior High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Holmes Junior High School is 0.29, 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 Data
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State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#75 out of 1227 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
84%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Students: 599 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.29 (Top 50%)

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