John Adams Middle School

  • John Adams Middle School serves 545 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • John Adams Middle School's student population of 545 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students545 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Adams Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Adams Middle School is 0.33, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#916 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
11%
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Black
7%
6%
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White
81%
77%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John Adams Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.330.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMason City Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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