Tri-county Junior High School

3003 Hwy 22
Thornburg, IA 50255
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Tri-county Junior High School serves 43 students in grades 7-8.
Tri-county 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 60-69% (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 60-69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Tri-county Junior High School's student population of 43 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 66% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students43 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

Tri-county 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 Tri-county Junior High School is 0.00, which is less 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
#1054 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio43:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
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11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
100%
76%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.000.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTri-County Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tri-county Junior High School is Tri-county High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sigourney Junior Senior High School (11.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tri-county Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Thornburg Tri-county Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 138 students
    0.0 miles
    3003 Hwy 22
    Thornburg, IA 50255
    (641) 634-2632
    0 PK-6 138
  • Thornburg Tri-county High School Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 69 students
    0.0 miles
    3003 Hwy 22
    Thornburg, IA 50255
    (641) 634-2636
    0 9-12 69
  • Sigourney Sigourney Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 307 students
    10.9 miles
    509 S. Jefferson
    Sigourney, IA 52591
    (641) 622-2350
    10.9 PK-6 307
  • Sigourney Sigourney Junior Senior High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 271 students
    11.2 miles
    907 E Pleasant Valley
    Sigourney, IA 52591
    (641) 622-2010
    11.2 7-12 271
  • North English English Valleys Junior Senior High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 197 students
    13.5 miles
    765 West Broad Street
    North English, IA 52316
    (319) 664-3631
    13.5 7-12 197

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