West Monona Middle School

  • West Monona Middle School serves 156 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 70-74% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Monona Middle 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 student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • West Monona Middle School's student population of 156 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students156 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Monona 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 diversity score of West Monona Middle School is 0.26, 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#862 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
86%
76%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.260.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Monona Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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