John Adams Middle School

29 S Illinois Ave
Mason City, IA 50401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
John Adams Middle School serves 554 students in grades 7-8.
John Adams 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

John Adams Middle School's student population of 554 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students554 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

John Adams Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of John Adams Middle School is 0.38, 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 Testing Rank
#1062 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
11%
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Black
9%
6%
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White
78%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.380.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMason City Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to John Adams Middle School is Alternative School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central Springs Middle School (8.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mason City Alternative School Alternative School
    Math: 60-79% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 84 students
    0.0 miles
    19 N. Illinois Ave.
    Mason City, IA 50401
    (641) 421-4426
    0 9-12 84
  • Mason City Mason City High School Math: 80% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 991 students
    0.2 miles
    1700 4th St. Se
    Mason City, IA 50401
    (641) 421-4431
    0.2 9-12 991
  • Mason City Jefferson Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 417 students
    0.3 miles
    1421 4th St. Se
    Mason City, IA 50401
    (641) 421-4411
    0.3 PK-4 417
  • Mason City Harding Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 345 students
    1.1 miles
    1239 N Rhode Island Ave
    Mason City, IA 50401
    (641) 421-4406
    1.1 PK-4 345
  • Mason City Roosevelt Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 419 students
    1.6 miles
    313 15th St. Se
    Mason City, IA 50401
    (641) 421-4415
    1.6 PK-4 419

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