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Bingham Middle School

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Posted March 26, 2013

Both Bingham and Pioneer Ridge are excellent schools. They both have top notch teachers, great administrators and great students. Bingham has a slight edge only because it is a smaller school and everyone feels closer knit. I felt welcome by both staff and students from my first day. Discapline here is pretty good. The facilities are well maintained and the building looks and feels new. They have smartboards and other classroom technology, although not all the teachers use them.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted January 1, 2010

bingham mddle school is my current middle school and i believe that it may have some faults but over all is the best middle school in the independence area!!!!!
—Submitted by a student


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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

The state average for Communication Arts was 52% in 2013.

227 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
57%
Math

The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

228 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
56%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 55% in 2013.

206 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
51%
Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

207 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
41%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 55% in 2013.

216 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
59%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2013.

174 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
54%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

216 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
49%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students39%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White42%
Free or reduced-price lunch31%
Students with disabilities36%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students44%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White47%
Free or reduced-price lunch35%
Students with disabilities46%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students45%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White47%
Free or reduced-price lunch37%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students45%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White48%
Free or reduced-price lunch38%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students45%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White47%
Free or reduced-price lunch38%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students39%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White40%
Free or reduced-price lunch35%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Students44%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White48%
Free or reduced-price lunch38%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 57% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
94%
Government

The state average for Government was 57% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

All Students98%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White97%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 72% 74%
Hispanic 10% 5%
Black 8% 17%
Two or more races 5% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 2% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 67%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1716 South Speck Rd
Independence, MO 64057
Phone: (816) 521-5490

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