School Details

Denison Middle School

1201 North 16th St, Denison, IA 51442
(712) 263-9393
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 439 students 15 students/teacher (IA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

71%
71%
75%
64%
64%
70%

Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)

In 2010-2011 Iowa used the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The results for grades 4 and 8 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The ITBS is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
71%
71%
72%
53%
53%
65%

Iowa Assessment (NRT)

Beginning in 2011-2012 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2011
  • Denison Comm School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

74%
74%
80%
58%
58%
75%

Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)

In 2010-2011 Iowa used the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The results for grades 4 and 8 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The ITBS is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
80%
80%
77%
66%
66%
68%

Iowa Assessment (NRT)

Beginning in 2011-2012 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2011
  • Denison Comm School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

81%
81%
78%
76%
76%
76%

Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)

In 2010-2011 Iowa used the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The results for grades 4 and 8 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The ITBS is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
80%
80%
73%
64%
64%
65%

Iowa Assessment (NRT)

Beginning in 2011-2012 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2011
  • Denison Comm School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Denison Middle School is a public middle school in Denison. 439 students attend Denison Middle School and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 65% of the 439 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Denison Middle School is 15:1. Schleswig Middle-School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Arabic
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 54% 48%
White, non-Hispanic 43% 49%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 1%
Asian 1% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.5% 0.9%
Multiracial 0.5% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 65% 61%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    I rate this school 2 stars bc of the bullying the teachers are great education wise well some of them the others not so much

  • (6 years ago)

    I think this is the best school ever because they make you very educated and they have great teachers!

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Overall score

(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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