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South Sioux City Middle School

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Posted August 18, 2009

this is the best school that ive ever been in and i would recommend it to any one who is looking for a great school!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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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 67% in 2013.

286 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
32%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

281 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
57%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 70% in 2013.

266 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
30%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2013.

265 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
57%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 66% in 2013.

282 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

282 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
60%
Science

The state average for Science was 70% in 2013.

282 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
57%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 68% in 2013.

273 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
56%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Students51%
Female50%
Male52%
Black, not Hispanic)45%
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic58%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch50%
Special education students21%
English language learners37%

Reading

All Students60%
Female61%
Male60%
Black, not Hispanic)55%
Asian55%
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic68%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch58%
Special education students23%
English language learners46%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Students52%
Female53%
Male51%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic72%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch47%
Special education students17%
English language learners29%

Reading

All Students73%
Female76%
Male69%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic84%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch69%
Special education students37%
English language learners57%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Students58%
Female62%
Male55%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic51%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic77%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch52%
Special education students20%
English language learners37%

Reading

All Students69%
Female78%
Male61%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic81%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch62%
Special education students28%
English language learners52%

Science

All Students58%
Female60%
Male55%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic74%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch52%
Special education students27%
English language learners33%

Writing

All Students50%
Female64%
Male35%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic63%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch44%
Special education students11%
English language learners22%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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
Hispanic 63% 16%
White 24% 70%
American Indian/Alaska Native 4% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
Black 3% 7%
Two or more races 3% 3%
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 72%N/A44%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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3625 G St
So Sioux City, NE 68776
Phone: (402) 494-3061

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