Lake Mills Middle School

  • Lake Mills Middle School serves 139 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lake Mills 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Lake Mills Middle School's student population of 139 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 36% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students139 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lake Mills 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 Lake Mills Middle School is 0.17, 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#764 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:1n/a
American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
91%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.170.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lake Mills Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLake Mills Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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