West Delaware Middle School

1101 Doctor St
Manchester, IA 52057
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
West Delaware Middle School serves 445 students in grades 5-8.
West Delaware Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (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 82% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

West Delaware Middle School's student population of 445 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students445 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

West Delaware Middle School is ranked within the top 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 West Delaware Middle School is 0.13, 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
#376 out of 1232 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
93%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Delaware County Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Delaware Middle School is West Delaware High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Maquoketa Valley Middle School (7.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lambert Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Manchester Lambert Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 501 students
    0.1 miles
    1001 Doctor St
    Manchester, IA 52057
    (563) 927-3515
    0.1 PK-4 501
  • Manchester West Delaware High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 485 students
    0.4 miles
    605 New St
    Manchester, IA 52057
    (563) 927-3515
    0.4 9-12 485
  • Delhi Delhi Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 3-5 | 162 students
    7.8 miles
    112 3rd St
    Delhi, IA 52223
    (563) 922-9411
    7.8 3-5 162
  • Delhi Maquoketa Valley Middle School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 144 students
    7.8 miles
    112 3rd St.
    Delhi, IA 52223
    (563) 922-9411
    7.8 6-8 144
  • Delhi Maquoketa Valley Senior High School Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 201 students
    7.9 miles
    107 South St
    Delhi, IA 52223
    (563) 922-2091
    7.9 9-12 201

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