2/10
Hoyt Middle School
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in Iowa. Students here perform below average on state tests, ... More are making about average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
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ACADEMICS

5/10

Student progress

This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

Worth a deeper look:

Students at this school are making average academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Average progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but keeping up with their peers.


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1/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


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Test scores are important to look at because they indicate where students are performing compared to grade-level standards. Ask the school what... More it's doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
Reading
56%
State avg: 76%
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Math
57%
State avg: 79%
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Science
60%
State avg: 80%
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Equity

1/10

Equity overview

Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!

Very concerning:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling far behind other students in the state, and this school may have large achievement gaps.


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Does this school offer opportunity for all its students, or leave some behind? Successful schools understand how to close the achievement gap.

ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

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White
51%
Hispanic
29%
Black
10%
Two or more races
6%
Asian
3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1%
Native American
<1%

Teachers & staff

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Students per teacher
13 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
512 :1
State avg: 383 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
82%
State avg: 90%
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Neighborhood

2700 East 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA 50317
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