Union Middle School

  • Union Middle School serves 246 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (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 74% (which is equal to the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Union Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24%.

School Overview

  • Union Middle School's student population of 246 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students246 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Union Middle 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Union Middle School is 0.10, 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 School Rank#682 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Union Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
95%
76%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Union Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.100.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Union Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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