Maquoketa Valley Middle School

  • Maquoketa Valley Middle School serves 144 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Maquoketa Valley Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Maquoketa Valley Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Maquoketa Valley Middle School's student population of 144 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students144 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Maquoketa Valley Middle School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Maquoketa Valley Middle School is 0.15, 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#50 out of 1232 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1
American Indian
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
92%
76%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.150.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMaquoketa Valley Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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