Weeks Middle School

  • Weeks Middle School serves 742 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 59% (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 54% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Weeks Middle School's student population of 742 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students742 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Weeks Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Weeks Middle School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. 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#1175 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Weeks 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 Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
12%
2%
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Hispanic
40%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Weeks Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
13%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Weeks Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
30%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Weeks Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Weeks Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.720.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Weeks 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 NameDes Moines Independent Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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