Sterling Junior High School

412 North 5th St, Sterling, KS 67579
(620) 278-3646
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-8 76 students 13 students/teacher (KS avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

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95%
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88%
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82%

Kansas State Assessments (KSA)

In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Sterling School District average
  • Kansas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

90%
90%
84%
87%
87%
87%
92%
92%
78%

Kansas State Assessments (KSA)

In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Sterling School District average
  • Kansas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Sterling Junior High School is a public middle school in Sterling. 76 students go to Sterling Junior High School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 41% of the 76 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Sterling Junior High School is 13:1. Lyons Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 95% 93%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 2%
Hispanic 3% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 1%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 41% 42%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    Our kids have not been at the Junior High for several years. The best things in the Junior High at the time were the language arts and math classes. Also it was helpful for the school to be adjacent to the high school as it increased some of the learning options.

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