Solon Middle School

  • Solon Middle School serves 422 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 78%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Solon Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 22%.

Top Placements

Solon Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Solon Middle School's student population of 422 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Solon Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,252 schools in Iowa (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Solon Middle School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank
7%
26%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
95%
78%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Solon Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.100.23
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Solon Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSolon Community School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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