Remsen-union Middle School serves 197 students in grades 5-8.
Remsen-union Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 5-8
- Enrollment: 197 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 11%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in IA
- Math Proficiency: 70-74% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 75-79% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Remsen-union Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
Most improved public schools
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Remsen-union Middle School's student population of 197 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Remsen-union Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Remsen-union Middle School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#268 out of 1221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Remsen-union Middle School's ranking?
Remsen-union Middle School is ranked #268 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Remsen-union Middle School?
197 students attend Remsen-union Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Remsen-union Middle School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Remsen-union Middle School?
Remsen-union Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Remsen-union Middle School offer ?
Remsen-union Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Remsen-union Middle School part of?
Remsen-union Middle School is part of Remsen-Union Community School District.
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