North Polk Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
315 Ne 141st Ave.
Alleman, IA 50007
Phone
(515) 984-3400
District
NORTH POLK COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
POLK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
429
Classroom Teachers
24

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Iowa

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.4% of IA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

North Polk Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 95 73
Proficiency in Reading 92 72
Proficiency in Math 97 73

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 92 76
Proficiency in Reading 87 73
Proficiency in Math 97 80

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 95 74
Proficiency in Reading 92 74
Proficiency in Math 97.5 73

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.80
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.15
AVG FOR STATE 14.54
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 153 35.7%
Grade 7 141 32.9%
Grade 8 135 31.5%
Total 429 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 96.2% 96.7% 78.3%
Black 0.2% 0.5% 6.7%
Hispanic 3.3% 2.3% 11.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.3% 2.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 11.4% 10.6% 41.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.5% 6.9% 35.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.0% 3.7% 6.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 7,518 3,155,070
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 76.9 56
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 8.6% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 23.4% 19.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.5% 31.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.3% 25.7%
65 OR OLDER 11.1% 16.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 2,559 1,256,426
Single Parent Households With Children 9.7% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.7% 92.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 36.4% 28.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 18.4% 9.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 22.0% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 23.3% 14.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.3% 19.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.7% 18.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.9% 14.3%
$15,000 or less 2.3% 9.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,463 $9,079,506 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $341 $566,742 3.1%
Staff $322 $535,164 3.0%
General Administration $143 $237,666 1.3%
School Administration $562 $934,044 5.2%
Operation $1,120 $1,861,440 10.3%
Transportation $428 $711,336 3.9%
Other $227 $377,274 2.1%
Total Support $3,143 $5,223,666 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,252 $3,742,824 20.7%
Total Expenditures $10,857 $18,044,334 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,829 $3,516,508,590 52.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $382 $196,721,892 2.9%
Staff $537 $276,458,426 4.1%
General Administration $259 $133,575,016 2.0%
School Administration $604 $311,029,217 4.6%
Operation $922 $474,766,194 7.1%
Transportation $403 $207,347,501 3.1%
Other $289 $148,602,633 2.2%
Total Support $3,396 $1,748,558,195 26.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,843 $1,463,921,389 21.8%
Total Expenditures $13,068 $6,728,974,783 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%