Middle School

  • Middle School serves 186 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (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.
  • Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Middle School's student population of 186 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students186 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 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#99 out of 1232 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
92%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.150.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMediapolis Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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