North Union Middle School serves 149 students in grades 6-8.
North Union 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 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 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 and Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 149 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 11%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in IA
- Math Proficiency: 60-64% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 80-84% (Top 10%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
North Union Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
Most improved public schools
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
North Union Middle School's student population of 149 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 37% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
North Union 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 North Union Middle School is 0.21, 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
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#409 out of 1221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is North Union Middle School's ranking?
North Union Middle School is ranked #409 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?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend North Union Middle School?
149 students attend North Union Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of North Union Middle School students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of North Union Middle School?
North Union Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does North Union Middle School offer ?
North Union Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is North Union Middle School part of?
North Union Middle School is part of North Kossuth Community School District.
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