650 Oak Leaf Lane
Somerset, KY 42503
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Northern Middle School serves 872 students in grades 6-8.
Northern Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Northern Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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School Overview

Northern Middle School's student population of 872 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
872 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Northern Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Northern Middle School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#217 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
1%
10%
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White
94%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 872 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12 (Btm 50%)

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