Joseph Nicollet Middle School

  • Joseph Nicollet Middle School serves 80 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (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 50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Joseph Nicollet 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 3:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Joseph Nicollet Middle School's student population of 80 students has declined by 78% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students80 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joseph Nicollet 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 Joseph Nicollet 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#1284 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio3:116:1
American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
9%
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Black
25%
11%
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White
49%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.670.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBurnsville Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Burnsville Sky Oaks Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 496 students
    0.2 miles
    100 E 134th St
    Burnsville, MN 55337
    (952) 707-3700
    0.2 PK-5 496
  • Burnsville Deaf/hard Of Hearing Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 41 students
    0.5 miles
    613 E 130 St
    Burnsville, MN 55337
    (952) 707-3090
    0.5 PK-12 41
  • Burnsville Gideon Pond Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 483 students
    0.5 miles
    613 E 130th St
    Burnsville, MN 55337
    (952) 707-3000
    0.5 PK-5 483
  • Burnsville Options Alternative School
    Grades: 4-12 | 28 students
    0.7 miles
    151 W Burnsville Pkwy Ste 100
    Burnsville, MN 55337
    (952) 564-3000
    0.7 4-12 28
  • Burnsville Diamondhead Ready To Learn
    Grades: PK | 20 students
    0.8 miles
    200 W. Burnsville Pkwy
    Burnsville, MN 55337
    (952) 707-4110
    0.8 PK 20

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