R J Baskett Middle School

125 N Broadway St
Gas City, IN 46933
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
R J Baskett Middle School serves 530 students in grades 6-8.
R J Baskett Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 530 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

School Overview

R J Baskett Middle School's student population of 530 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
530 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

R J Baskett Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of R J Baskett Middle School is 0.30, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1308 out of 1755 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
14%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
83%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is R J Baskett Middle School's ranking?
R J Baskett Middle School is ranked #1308 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are R J Baskett Middle School often compared to?
R J Baskett Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Eastbrook Middle School, John L Mcculloch Junior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
How many students attend R J Baskett Middle School?
530 students attend R J Baskett Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of R J Baskett Middle School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of R J Baskett Middle School?
R J Baskett Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does R J Baskett Middle School offer ?
R J Baskett Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is R J Baskett Middle School part of?
R J Baskett Middle School is part of Mississinewa Community School Corp School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 530 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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