Northern Middle School

  • Northern Middle School serves 893 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 59% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Northern Middle School's student population of 893 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students893 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northern Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northern Middle School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#417 out of 1,251 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Northern Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northern Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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Hispanic
4%
6%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
95%
77%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northern Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.100.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northern Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northern Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePulaski County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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