Owatonna Middle School

  • Owatonna Middle School serves 1,120 students in grades 6-8.
  • 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.
  • Owatonna Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) 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 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Owatonna Middle School's student population of 1,120 students has grown by 76% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 77% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,120 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Owatonna Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Owatonna Middle School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1195 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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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
16%
9%
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Black
8%
11%
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White
73%
66%
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.440.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOwatonna Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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