North Polk Middle School

315 Ne 141st Ave.
Alleman, IA 50007
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 5%
Serving 431 students in grades 6-8, North Polk Middle School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 70%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 431 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : Top 5% in IA
  • : 83% (Top 10%)
  • : 89% (Top 5%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

North Polk Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

North Polk Middle School's student population of 431 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
431 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

North Polk Middle School ranks within the top 5% of all 1,233 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of North Polk Middle School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IA)
#60 out of 1233 schools
(Top 5%)
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83%
64%
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89%
70%
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90-94%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
94%
73%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.12
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is North Polk Middle School's ranking?
North Polk Middle School is ranked #60 out of 1,233 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
83% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% IA state average).
How many students attend North Polk Middle School?
431 students attend North Polk Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of North Polk Middle School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of North Polk Middle School?
North Polk Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does North Polk Middle School offer ?
North Polk Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is North Polk Middle School part of?
North Polk Middle School is part of North Polk Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 431 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 83% (Top 10%)
  • : 89% (Top 5%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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