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Hiatt Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 720 students

 

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Posted March 28, 2012

The vice principal helps me with my boy,and we need as much help as we can find.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 27, 2009

Its a excellent school even though I get I trouble alot I still learn really well.
—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.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
43%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 65% in 2013.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
30%
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.

170 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

171 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
40%
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.

153 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 65% in 2013.

152 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
39%
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 Students46%
African American33%
Asian86%
Hispanic41%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learners39%

Reading

All Students33%
African American25%
Asian64%
Hispanic28%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learners23%
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 Students56%
African American48%
Asian64%
Hispanic51%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities16%
English language learners20%

Reading

All Students43%
African American36%
Asian57%
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities7%
English language learners7%
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 Students50%
African American36%
Asian60%
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities29%
English language learners9%

Reading

All Students34%
African American24%
Asian53%
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilities8%
English language learners0%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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 41% 9%
White 23% 81%
Black 20% 5%
Two or more races 9% 2%
Asian 7% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 89%N/A39%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students ELL/ESL Coordinator
School social worker/counselors(s)
Special education coordinator
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Special education / special needs

Staff resources available to students
  • Special education coordinator

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
  • Vocal lessons / coaching

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • American sign language
  • Spanish
Staff resources available to students
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • American sign language
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Special education coordinator
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
  • Vocal lessons / coaching
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School leaders, update and verify information here.

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Des Moines, IA 50316
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