South Hardin Middle School serves 216 students in grades 6-8.
South Hardin Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (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 66% (which is lower 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 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 216 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 13%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in IA
- Math Proficiency: 67% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 66% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
South Hardin Middle School's student population of 216 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
South Hardin Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 South Hardin Middle School is 0.24, 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
#704 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 South Hardin Middle School's ranking?
South Hardin Middle School is ranked #704 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
67% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend South Hardin Middle School?
216 students attend South Hardin Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of South Hardin Middle School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Hardin Middle School?
South Hardin Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does South Hardin Middle School offer ?
South Hardin Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is South Hardin Middle School part of?
South Hardin Middle School is part of Hubbard-Radcliffe Community School District.
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