Motley-staples Middle School

132 1st Ave S
Motley, MN 56466
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Motley-staples Middle School serves 346 students in grades 4-7.
Motley-staples Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (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 53% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Motley-staples Middle School's student population of 346 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-7
Total Students346 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Motley-staples 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 Motley-staples Middle School is 0.21, which is less 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
#989 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
89%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.210.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
20%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStaples-Motley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Motley-staples Middle School is Staples-motley Senior High School (7.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Staples-motley Elementary School (7.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Staples Staples-motley Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 330 students
    7.3 miles
    4th St N
    Staples, MN 56479
    (218) 894-2433
    7.3 PK-3 330
  • Staples Staples-motley Senior High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 443 students
    7.3 miles
    401 Centennial Ln
    Staples, MN 56479
    (218) 894-2431
    7.3 8-12 443
  • Staples Freshwater Ed. Dist. Alc Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 117 students
    7.4 miles
    1830 Airport Rd Ste 2
    Staples, MN 56479
    (218) 631-3505
    7.4 6-12 117
  • Pillager Pillager Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 472 students
    8.3 miles
    323 E 2nd St S
    Pillager, MN 56473
    (218) 746-2110
    8.3 PK-4 472
  • Pillager Pillager Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 343 students
    8.3 miles
    323 E 2nd St S
    Pillager, MN 56473
    (218) 746-3772
    8.3 5-8 343

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