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Margaret Buerkle Middle School

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Posted March 13, 2008

Great teachers that really care about you.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 20, 2007

Hi I am a student here at Buerkle. This school is more nice and more active and everything else nice. All the teachers are great. The principle is very nice.
—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.

195 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
43%
Math

The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

195 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
48%
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.

207 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
44%
Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

207 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
53%
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.

189 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
47%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2013.

189 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
47%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

189 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
34%
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 Students40%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White40%
Free or reduced-price lunch30%
Students with disabilities13%
Limited English proficient students19%

Math

All Students40%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White40%
Free or reduced-price lunch35%
Students with disabilities13%
Limited English proficient students35%
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 Students49%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White52%
Free or reduced-price lunch34%
Students with disabilities14%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students48%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White51%
Free or reduced-price lunch30%
Students with disabilities12%
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 Students64%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White67%
Free or reduced-price lunch54%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students56%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White59%
Free or reduced-price lunch48%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Students47%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White48%
Free or reduced-price lunch40%
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
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 Studentsn/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
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 80% 74%
Black 12% 17%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
Hispanic 3% 5%
Two or more races 1% 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 43%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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623 Buckley Rd
St Louis, MO 63125
Phone: (314) 467-6800

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