Pcm Middle School

407 Plainsmen Rd
Prairie City, IA 50228
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 258 students in grades 6-8, Pcm Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 70%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 258 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : Top 50% in IA
  • : 65% (Btm 50%)
  • : 78% (Top 30%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Pcm Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Pcm Middle School's student population of 258 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
258 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Pcm Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,233 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Pcm Middle School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IA)
#521 out of 1233 schools
(Top 50%)
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65%
64%
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78%
70%
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75-79%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
94%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.12
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pcm Middle School's ranking?
Pcm Middle School is ranked #521 out of 1,233 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 78% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% IA state average).
How many students attend Pcm Middle School?
258 students attend Pcm Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Pcm Middle School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pcm Middle School?
Pcm Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Pcm Middle School offer ?
Pcm Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Pcm Middle School part of?
Pcm Middle School is part of PCM Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 258 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 65% (Btm 50%)
  • : 78% (Top 30%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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