Irving Middle School

  • Irving Middle School serves 819 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 72%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 82%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Irving Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Irving Middle School's student population of 819 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students819 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Irving Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 918 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Irving Middle School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank#493 out of 918 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
82%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
18%
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Black
5%
7%
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White
72%
67%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Irving Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.460.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLincoln School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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