North Scott Junior High School

  • North Scott Junior High School serves 478 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (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% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • North Scott Junior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

North Scott Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • North Scott Junior High School's student population of 478 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students478 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Scott Junior High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Scott Junior High School is 0.18, 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#342 out of 1232 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
88%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.180.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Scott Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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