502 S 5th St
Eldridge, IA 52748
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
North Scott Junior High School serves 478 students in grades 7-8.
North Scott Junior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

North Scott Junior High School's student population of 478 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
478 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

North Scott Junior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of North Scott Junior High School is 0.21, 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 Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#136 out of 1227 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
89%
76%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 478 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.21 (Top 50%)

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