Howar Middle School
Howar Middle School serves 290 students in grades 6-8.
Howar 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (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 69% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 6-8
- Students: 290 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 4%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in IA
- Math Proficiency: 70% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 69% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Howar Middle School's student population of 290 students has grown by 42% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Howar Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Howar Middle School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#694 out of 1227 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
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