Owatonna Junior High School

  • Owatonna Junior High School serves 661 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

School Overview

  • Owatonna Junior High School's student population of 661 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students661 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Owatonna Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Owatonna Junior High School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#937 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
9%
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Black
8%
11%
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White
76%
67%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Owatonna Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.400.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School District NameOWATONNA PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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