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Monroe Middle School

Public | 7-8 | 500 students

 

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Posted March 6, 2010

I am a Monroe 7th grade student and absolutely love it. The gifted and talented programs are awesome, and the teachers are just the best.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 9, 2009

My son attended Monroe and we were not happy with it on several levels. Academically, we felt it was lacking. There was little homework and the work was not challenging. As a large, inner-city school, it was not the sort of environment where a parent could get to know the teachers. We had difficulty getting even the most basic feedback and information.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2006

for activities, they have several that a lot of students can get involved with. I know eight years ago they didn't have as much as they do today. I think they do this so they aren't so bored. I don't know how many parents are involved with Monroe. We try to at least get some involvement with them.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 25, 2005

This school is caring and takes care and treats all students like equals. My daughter was involved in show choir and volleyball. She loved it. The art program is wonderful. I loved the hat she made. I get involved alot.
—Submitted by a former student


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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 68% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

254 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
38%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The NeSA assessments are standards-based tests, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 62% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2012.

263 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
37%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 64% in 2012.

257 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
23%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The NeSA assessments are standards-based tests, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanicn/a
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students43%
Female48%
Malen/a
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanicn/a
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch43%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The NeSA assessments are standards-based tests, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups were identified by the Nebraska 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: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanicn/a
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students37%
Female47%
Malen/a
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanicn/a
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch32%

Science

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
White, not Hispanicn/a
Students eligible for free and reduced lunchn/a

Writing

All Students23%
Female29%
Malen/a
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Hispanicn/a
White, not Hispanicn/a
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch19%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The NeSA assessments are standards-based tests, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups were identified by the Nebraska 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: Nebraska Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 53% 7%
White 24% 71%
Hispanic 10% 16%
Two or more races 10% 3%
Asian 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 83%N/A43%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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