Southeast Junior High School

2501 Bradford Dr
Iowa City, IA 52240
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Southeast Junior High School serves 757 students in grades 7-8.
Southeast Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Southeast Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Southeast Junior High School's student population of 757 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students757 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

Southeast Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Southeast Junior High School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#963 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
11%
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Black
17%
6%
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White
59%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIowa City Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Southeast Junior High School is Elizabeth Tate Alt. High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northwest Junior High School (5.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robert Lucas Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Iowa City Elizabeth Tate Alt. High School Alternative School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 165 students
    0.2 miles
    1528 Mall Drive
    Iowa City, IA 52240
    (319) 688-1080
    0.2 9-12 165
  • Iowa City Robert Lucas Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 455 students
    0.5 miles
    830 Southlawn Dr
    Iowa City, IA 52245
    (319) 688-1140
    0.5 K-6 455
  • Iowa City Herbert Hoover Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 296 students
    0.8 miles
    2200 E Court St
    Iowa City, IA 52245
    (319) 688-1110
    0.8 PK-6 296
  • Iowa City Mark Twain Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 376 students
    0.9 miles
    1355 Deforest Avenue
    Iowa City, IA 52240
    (319) 688-1165
    0.9 PK-6 376
  • Iowa City Grant Wood Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 306 students
    1.0 miles
    1930 Lakeside Dr
    Iowa City, IA 52240
    (319) 688-1180
    1 PK-6 306

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