Laurens-marathon Middle School

  • Laurens-marathon Middle School serves 46 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (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 70-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Laurens-marathon 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 student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Laurens-marathon Middle School's student population of 46 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students46 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Laurens-marathon 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Laurens-marathon Middle School is 0.36, 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#799 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
14%
11%
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Black
6%
6%
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White
80%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Diversity Score0.360.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaurens-Marathon Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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