Osage Middle School

820 Sawyer
Osage, IA 50461
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Osage Middle School serves 270 students in grades 5-8.
Osage 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (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 74% (which is equal to the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Osage Middle School's student population of 270 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students270 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Osage Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Osage 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#756 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
93%
76%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOsage Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Osage Middle School is Osage High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is St. Ansgar Middle School (8.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Osage Osage High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 287 students
    0.0 miles
    820 Sawyer
    Osage, IA 50461
    (641) 732-3102
    0 9-12 287
  • Osage Lincoln Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 424 students
    0.6 miles
    515 Chase Street
    Osage, IA 50461
    (641) 732-5856
    0.6 PK-4 424
  • Saint Ansgar St Ansgar High School Math: ≥90% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 193 students
    8.6 miles
    206 East 8th Street
    Saint Ansgar, IA 50472
    (641) 713-4720
    8.6 9-12 193
  • Saint Ansgar St. Ansgar Middle School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 131 students
    8.6 miles
    206 East 8th Street
    Saint Ansgar, IA 50472
    (641) 713-4720
    8.6 6-8 131
  • Saint Ansgar St Ansgar Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 277 students
    8.9 miles
    206 E. 8th Street
    Saint Ansgar, IA 50472
    (641) 713-2331
    8.9 PK-5 277

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