Williston Middle School

  • Williston Middle School serves 564 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the North Dakota state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 25%.

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School Overview

  • Williston Middle School's student population of 564 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students564 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Williston Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Williston Middle School is 0.44, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ND)
Overall School Rank#397 out of 450 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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American Indian
4%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
8%
4%
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Black
8%
4%
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White
74%
75%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.440.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilliston 1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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