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Southeast Junior High School

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Posted April 8, 2010

I have to admit I was apprehensive anticipating our son's transition to junior high. I am pleased to report that my son is absolutely thriving at Southeast! The principle is very involved, the teachers are first rate and the extracirricular activities are excellent. This has been an excellent year for our son both academically and socially.
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Posted September 19, 2009

I have personally seen many interactions between staff and students. A great school to grow kids.


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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 77% in 2013.

318 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

319 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
64%
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.

345 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 65% in 2013.

346 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
72%
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 American39%
Asian75%
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities34%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students62%
African American36%
Asian56%
Hispanic39%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities18%
English language learnersn/a
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 Students72%
African American35%
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracial82%
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students64%
African American18%
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
Multiracial82%
Native Americann/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learnersn/a
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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 67% 81%
Black 14% 5%
Hispanic 13% 9%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
Two or more races 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 37%N/A39%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Assistant principal(s)
Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
Nurse(s)
PE instructor(s)
Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
Special education coordinator
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
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Special education / special needs

Staff resources available to students
  • Special education coordinator

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Media arts
  • Technical design and production

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
  • Kitchen
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
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Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
  • Special education coordinator
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
  • Transportation provided for special education students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Kitchen
  • Library
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
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needs to be verified by school leaders.

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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Swimming
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Swimming
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Media arts
  • Technical design and production
Note: Data provided by community members,
needs to be verified by school leaders.

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Parent involvement
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2501 Bradford Dr
Iowa City, IA 52240
Phone: (319) 688-1070

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