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Denison Middle School

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3 stars

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Posted September 26, 2013

I rate this school 2 stars bc of the bullying the teachers are great education wise well some of them the others not so much
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 26, 2008

I think this is the best school ever because they make you very educated and they have great teachers!
—Submitted by a student


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

118 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 65% in 2013.

118 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
59%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: Iowa Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
62%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: Iowa Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 65% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
62%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: Iowa Department of Education

Math

All Students71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities13%
English language learners63%

Reading

All Students53%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilities13%
English language learners44%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Iowa Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Iowa Department of Education

Math

All Students80%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities52%
English language learners69%

Reading

All Students66%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities28%
English language learners48%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Iowa Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Iowa Department of Education

Math

All Students80%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities54%
English language learners69%

Reading

All Students64%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic49%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities31%
English language learners46%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Iowa Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Iowa Department of Education

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 55% 9%
White 40% 81%
Black 2% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 70%N/A39%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1201 North 16th St
Denison, IA 51442
Phone: (712) 263-9393

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