Southeast Junior High School

2501 Bradford Dr
Iowa City, IA 52240
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Southeast Junior High School serves 771 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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is equal to the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is equal to the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 771 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Southeast Junior High School's student population of 771 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
771 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
58 teachers
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School Rankings

Southeast Junior High 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 Southeast Junior High School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#702 out of 1221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
12%
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Black
22%
7%
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White
51%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Southeast Junior High School's ranking?
Southeast Junior High School is ranked #702 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Southeast Junior High School often compared to?
Southeast Junior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Northwest Junior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 68% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Southeast Junior High School?
771 students attend Southeast Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Southeast Junior High School students are White, 22% of students are Black, 19% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Southeast Junior High School?
Southeast Junior High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Southeast Junior High School offer ?
Southeast Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Southeast Junior High School part of?
Southeast Junior High School is part of Iowa City Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 771 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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