Summit Middle School

  • Summit Middle School serves 1,112 students in grades 6-7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Summit Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Summit Middle School's student population of 1,112 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-7
Total Students1,112 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Summit Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Summit Middle School is 0.49, 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#197 out of 1232 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
11%
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Black
9%
6%
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White
70%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.490.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJohnston Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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