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Delta Woods Middle School

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Posted October 4, 2013

When it comes to the Blue Springs School District this district is lacking in sportsmanship leadership. The academic part of the school is excellent, but the sports are taken way to serious for eighth grade students. The principal all the way up to the athletic director of the district are oblivious to what happens within the school and seem to go along with what ever is said by the coaches, regardless of the complaint. If you are a minority beware of coming to this school district and receiving a fair outcome on any level in relation to sports or other matters. There are a lot of good outside leagues that may be better for your child than this school has to offer so I would highly suggest you take a look at those before committing to the school team of this school and expecting fair treatment. I won't get into specifics, but I am thoroughly disappointed in the structure this district has when it comes to "children's" sports and view it as teaching them independence and having to choose between outside sports and school sports when it should all be in fun at this age any way. This school is great for education, but not great when it comes to change and acceptance of minorities.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 3, 2009

We moved here from another state and teachers immediately made my daughter feel welcome and right at home. This year she had to have her tonsils taken out and missed several days of school. All of her teachers were very understanding and considerate helping her get and make up work she missed. Wonderful school with caring teachers who communicate with parents and are interested in helping students achieve their potential.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 22, 2009

i am a student at delta woods i love this school because the staff and the students are very nice!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 26, 2009

hi im a student and this school is absolutely wonderful!!! i was new this year and everyone was so nice and welcoming!!! there are endless choices of food for lunch and the teachers really connect with you! i espicially love mrs. mcmullen!!! she has gotten many awards and is the best teacher i have met and ever will meet!!! mr.hackett is also very funny and makes learning fun!!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 6, 2008

Im a student there and i was new in 7th when i got there on that first day i got so lost .but the people there r nice well mostly..alough the classes r really boring and the clubs arnt really exciting most of the teachers r mean.but ether then that its a good school
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 11, 2008

Dwms is the best teachers r the nicest part!
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 16, 2007

awsome school! i just so happen to go there and it has some nice teachers and some not so nice but what eilse makes up a school but teachers?
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 19, 2007

I am now a sophomore at Blue Springs High School, but I attended Delta Woods from 6th-8th grade. Coming into middle school I had no idea what to expect. Yeah, you hear all these stories about 8th grade bullies, mean teachers, and annoying rumors but this was the complete opposite. Now don't get me wrong, sixth grade was a lot more seclusive and there were plenty of cliques, but overall the people were nice and accepting. As you enter 7th and 8th you will notice your peers will become less accepting. I'm not saying that everyone is like this, but by this time many kids belong to a group or clique and they make it hard for others to fit in especially if you're new. Great choices of electives and very nice teachers/staff. Also, because of it's location, there is little to no drug use or violence.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted June 4, 2007

I am a student at DWMS and I do like most of the classes but I wish that there was more team to team interaction. we only see other teams during explo. hours and brakes in between classes when our classes over lap. all of the exploration class teachers are very good educators and relate to the students very well. over all it is a very well ran facility.
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 11, 2006

This acually coming from a student and all i have to say is that Delya Woods is the best Middle School you could ask for. The teachers are wonderful and nice and help you if you need help. Also if You don't understand something then you can go in early to get some help on it. The teachers won't mind at all. But this school is not dirty or groos. We even have an police officer that is at the school during the school hours and we have school cameras that are outside and inside so are school is very safe there is no doubt about that. But i hope that new people come to Delta because we love getting them. The kids are nice and every one are friends and we don't really have any clicks.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 7, 2005

I have been very happy with the learning environment at Delta Woods. My 2nd child is now in the 6th grade at Delta Woods and his transition from elementary to middle school was made very easy by the friendly and helpful staff. The school is designed intelligently to separate the 3 grades for their core classes, integrating them somewhat for their exploratory classes. This creates a sense of security, I believe, for the new 6th graders. There are many intramural sports for the 6th and 7th grades, and school sports for the 8th graders. Parental involvement is excellent with a very strong PTSA. I have been very happy with the teaching staff while my daughter was here and also now that my son is here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 1, 2005

The academic programs at the middle school are second to none. Our extracurricular activities have coaches that provide the students with positive and enriched extended day. My concerns come with parent involvement. Does the school really want parents to be a part of the school? I don't feel the welcome, I would like to. I only hope this will change in the years to come.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 7, 2004

I have a student in this school. MOst of the time I love this school. I do think though that on the last week they should still learn instead of watching movies.
—Submitted by a parent


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Communication Arts

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

261 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

261 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
76%
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.

244 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

244 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
73%
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.

289 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2013.

178 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
70%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

289 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
57%
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 Students70%
Black50%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White75%
Free or reduced-price lunch46%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students73%
Black44%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White78%
Free or reduced-price lunch51%
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 Students73%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White80%
Free or reduced-price lunch54%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students79%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White86%
Free or reduced-price lunch60%
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 Students70%
Black37%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White76%
Free or reduced-price lunch43%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students50%
Black27%
Hispanicn/a
White54%
Free or reduced-price lunch38%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Students75%
Black41%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White81%
Free or reduced-price lunch49%
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.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
100%
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 Students100%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White100%
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%
Black 14% 17%
Hispanic 6% 5%
Two or more races 5% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
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 21%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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