Simle Middle School

  • Simle Middle School serves 869 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the ND average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 20%.
  • Simle Middle School operates within the Bismarck 1 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 869 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 869 students
Simle Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Simle Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Simle Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Simle Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.24 is more than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ND) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Simle Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
8%
9%
Simle Middle School American Indian Students (1990-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Simle Middle School Asian Students (1988-2010)
Hispanic
2%
4%
Simle Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
2%
4%
Simle Middle School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
87%
80%
Simle Middle School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Simle Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Simle Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.24 0.21
Simle Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Simle Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Simle Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Bismarck 1 School District's student population of 12,337 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,460 in this district is less than the state average of $14,809. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,531 is less than the state average of $15,317. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Bismarck 1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
2
Number of Students Managed 12,337 199
Bismarck 1 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $135 MM $3 MM
Bismarck 1 School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $148 MM $3 MM
Bismarck 1 School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $11,460 $14,809
Bismarck 1 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $12,531 $15,317
Bismarck 1 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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