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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
313 South Iowa Street
Solon, IA 52333
Phone
(319) 624-3401
District
SOLON COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
JOHNSON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
422
Classroom Teachers
28

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Iowa

9

(10 is best)

Better than 88.9% 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 88 75
Proficiency in Reading 90 76
Proficiency in Math 86 75

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 89 75
Proficiency in Reading 91 74
Proficiency in Math 86 75

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 87 79
Proficiency in Reading 87 75
Proficiency in Math 87 83

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 89 75
Proficiency in Reading 90 75
Proficiency in Math 87.619048 75

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.89
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.44
AVG FOR STATE 14.36
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 5 91 21.6%
Grade 6 120 28.4%
Grade 7 109 25.8%
Grade 8 102 24.2%
Total 422 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 95.2% 97.4% 80.6%
Black 0.7% 0.3% 5.9%
Hispanic 4.1% 1.6% 10.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.8% 2.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 8.1% 7.9% 40.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.2% 5.4% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.9% 2.5% 6.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 6,512 3,145,711
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 74.4 56
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.0% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.4% 20.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 29.2% 31.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.6% 25.9%
65 OR OLDER 14.8% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 2,392 1,251,587
Single Parent Households With Children 8.3% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 98.3% 91.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 44.7% 27.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 19.1% 8.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 30.1% 13.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.8% 14.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.9% 19.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.4% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.0% 14.8%
$15,000 or less 3.7% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,655 $7,990,515 52.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $200 $282,600 1.9%
Staff $313 $442,269 2.9%
General Administration $238 $336,294 2.2%
School Administration $592 $836,496 5.5%
Operation $1,029 $1,453,977 9.6%
Transportation $357 $504,441 3.3%
Other $186 $262,818 1.7%
Total Support $2,915 $4,118,895 27.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,128 $3,006,864 19.9%
Total Expenditures $10,699 $15,117,687 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,373 $3,237,499,339 52.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $335 $170,410,884 2.7%
Staff $348 $176,608,614 2.8%
General Administration $243 $123,294,577 2.0%
School Administration $564 $286,391,365 4.6%
Operation $920 $467,427,951 7.5%
Transportation $400 $202,963,870 3.3%
Other $261 $132,578,395 2.1%
Total Support $3,070 $1,559,742,623 25.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,771 $1,407,576,027 22.7%
Total Expenditures $12,214 $6,204,814,931 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%