807 Third St
Anita, IA 50020
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Iowa Connections Academy Middle School serves 121 students in grades 6-8.
Iowa Connections Academy 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

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Iowa Connections Academy Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Iowa Connections Academy Middle School's student population of 121 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
121 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Iowa Connections Academy 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 Iowa Connections Academy Middle School is 0.36, 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
#718 out of 1227 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
11%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
79%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 121 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36 (Top 30%)

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