Norwalk Middle School

  • Norwalk Middle School serves 721 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Norwalk Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Norwalk Middle School's student population of 721 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students721 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Norwalk Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Norwalk Middle School is 0.22, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank#370 out of 1232 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
88%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Norwalk Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.220.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorwalk Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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