Solon Middle School

Serves grades 5 - 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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1775 Racine Ave.
Solon, IA 52333
Phone
(319) 624-2381
District
SOLON COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
JOHNSON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
476
Classroom Teachers
29

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Iowa

10

(10 is best)

Better than 93.6% of IA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Solon Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 90 74
Proficiency in Reading 92 75
Proficiency in Math 87 74

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 90 74
Proficiency in Reading 92 73
Proficiency in Math 87 74

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 87 78
Proficiency in Reading 87 74
Proficiency in Math 87 81

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 90 74
Proficiency in Reading 92 74
Proficiency in Math 87.0 74

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.33
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.78
AVG FOR STATE 14.35
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 5 142 29.8%
Grade 6 97 20.4%
Grade 7 126 26.5%
Grade 8 111 23.3%
Total 476 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 96.4% 97.6% 79.4%
Black 0.9% 0.4% 6.3%
Hispanic 2.4% 1.2% 11.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.4% 0.7% 2.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 8.8% 8.1% 40.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.7% 5.3% 33.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.1% 2.8% 6.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 6,640 3,156,145
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 75.9 56
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.5% 20.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 27.3% 31.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.8% 25.9%
65 OR OLDER 16.1% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 2,470 1,255,738
Single Parent Households With Children 6.3% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 98.5% 91.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 44.6% 27.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 19.4% 8.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 31.5% 13.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.8% 14.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.5% 19.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.0% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.9% 14.8%
$15,000 or less 5.9% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,390 $9,335,790 30.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $261 $381,321 1.2%
Staff $279 $407,619 1.3%
General Administration $241 $352,101 1.1%
School Administration $602 $879,522 2.9%
Operation $992 $1,449,312 4.7%
Transportation $322 $470,442 1.5%
Other $231 $337,491 1.1%
Total Support $2,929 $4,279,269 13.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $11,713 $17,112,693 55.7%
Total Expenditures $21,031 $30,726,291 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,726 $3,430,735,424 51.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $372 $189,974,690 2.9%
Staff $466 $237,839,180 3.6%
General Administration $258 $131,587,327 2.0%
School Administration $597 $304,455,415 4.6%
Operation $916 $467,415,844 7.0%
Transportation $394 $200,978,343 3.0%
Other $284 $144,899,163 2.2%
Total Support $3,288 $1,677,152,877 25.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,014 $1,537,172,933 23.1%
Total Expenditures $13,027 $6,645,049,446 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%