John Adams Middle School

  • John Adams Middle School serves 1,148 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • John Adams Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • John Adams Middle School's student population of 1,148 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,148 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Adams Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (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 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank#1516 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
9%
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Black
18%
11%
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White
53%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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Diversity Score0.670.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRochester Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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