203 5th St North
Swea City, IA 50590
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
North Union Middle School serves 151 students in grades 6-8.
North Union Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

North Union Middle School's student population of 151 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
151 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

North Union Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Union Middle School is 0.13, 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
#874 out of 1227 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
93%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 151 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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