Holmes Junior High School

  • Holmes Junior High School serves 599 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Holmes Junior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Holmes Junior High School's student population of 599 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students599 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Holmes Junior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#179 out of 1232 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
83%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.290.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCedar Falls Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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