Susan Clark Junior High School

600 Kindler Ave
Muscatine, IA 52761
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Susan Clark Junior High School serves 737 students in grades 7-8.
Susan Clark 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 737 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Susan Clark Junior High School's student population of 737 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
737 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Susan Clark 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 Susan Clark Junior High School is 0.57, 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
#977 out of 1221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
64%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
68%
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
31%
12%
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Black
5%
7%
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White
58%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 Susan Clark Junior High School's ranking?
Susan Clark Junior High School is ranked #977 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?
52% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Susan Clark Junior High School?
737 students attend Susan Clark Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Susan Clark Junior High School students are White, 31% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Susan Clark Junior High School?
Susan Clark Junior High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Susan Clark Junior High School offer ?
Susan Clark Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Susan Clark Junior High School part of?
Susan Clark Junior High School is part of Muscatine Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 737 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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