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Posted October 13, 2008

Wonderful building with well laid out spaces for learning and social involvement. Teachers were excellent and with a very few exceptions were involved with the students and helping them achieve their best results.
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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.

291 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
55%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 65% in 2013.

291 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
49%
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.

301 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

301 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
50%
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.

287 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 65% in 2013.

287 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
58%
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 Students57%
African American33%
Asian72%
Hispanic44%
Multiracial42%
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities32%
English language learners32%

Reading

All Students58%
African American38%
Asian72%
Hispanic38%
Multiracial83%
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learners21%
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 Students64%
African American47%
Asian81%
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
Native American60%
White77%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities37%
English language learners34%

Reading

All Students59%
African American60%
Asian63%
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
Native American50%
White74%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities30%
English language learners18%
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 American27%
Asian38%
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
Native American36%
White64%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities22%
English language learners21%

Reading

All Students53%
African American36%
Asian46%
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
Native American36%
White67%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities13%
English language learners25%
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 46% 81%
Hispanic 38% 9%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 2%
Black 5% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 4% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Two or more races 1% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 64%N/A39%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Performing and written arts
  • Creative writing
  • Drama
Media arts
  • Video / Film production

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Gifted / high performing
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Jeanene Sampson
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Phone

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Core knowledge
  • Gifted / high performing
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

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  • Remediation
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer
  • Gym
  • Library
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Sports

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  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Volleyball

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Visual arts
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  • Photography
Music
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  • Choir / Chorus
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Performing arts
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  • Drama
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  • The Sioux City Community School District offers a richly diverse and warmly accepting group of students, faculty and staff. Here are just a few of the things our district offers: ** Team teaching in the middle school ** Progressive technology applications ** Talented and Gifted program ** Many different academies and programs to ensure your child gets the out of their educational experience ** Dedicated faculty and staff ** 58% of teachers have advanced degrees
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2101 Outer Dr North
Sioux City, IA 51108
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Phone: (712) 279-6804

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