Owensboro Middle School South

2631 S Griffith Ave
Owensboro, KY 42301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Owensboro Middle School South serves 753 students in grades 5-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Owensboro Middle School South placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Owensboro Middle School South places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

Owensboro Middle School South's student population of 753 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students753 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

Owensboro Middle School South is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Owensboro Middle School South is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#827 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
7%
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Black
15%
10%
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White
60%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOwensboro Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Owensboro Middle School South is Owensboro Innovation Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Owensboro Middle School North (0.1 miles away)
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