Southwest Valley Middle School

  • Southwest Valley Middle School serves 151 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • Southwest Valley Middle School's student population of 151 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students151 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southwest Valley Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southwest Valley Middle School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#933 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
77%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southwest Valley Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southwest Valley Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Hispanic
2%
11%
White
98%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southwest Valley Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southwest Valley Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.040.39
This chart display the diversity score of Southwest Valley Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southwest Valley Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southwest Valley Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVillisca Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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