Nevada Middle School

1035 15th St
Nevada, IA 50201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Nevada Middle School serves 454 students in grades 5-8.
Nevada Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 454 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Nevada Middle School's student population of 454 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
454 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Nevada Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Nevada Middle School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#586 out of 1221 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
12%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
83%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nevada Middle School's ranking?
Nevada Middle School is ranked #586 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
63% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 72% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Nevada Middle School?
454 students attend Nevada Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Nevada Middle School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nevada Middle School?
Nevada Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Nevada Middle School offer ?
Nevada Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Nevada Middle School part of?
Nevada Middle School is part of Nevada Community School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 454 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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