PROFICIENCY 46% 41% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
61%Des Moines Independent Comm School District
75%Des Moines
78%Iowa

Hiatt Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Des Moines Independent Comm School District" in Des Moines, IA. There are a total of 551 students and 49 teachers at Hiatt Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 473 free lunch students and 48 reduced lunch students.

Hiatt Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 46.0%, which is 41% lower than the Iowa average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students551
Teachers49
Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch473
Reduced lunch48

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Hiatt Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All48%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
640-44%
755-59%
845-49%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All44%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
640-44%
740-44%
845-49%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Hiatt Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIowaNational
Caucasian 13.6% 44.3% 78.7% 51.1%
African American 22.6% 17.6% 5.4% 15.9%
Asian 8.3% 7.0% 2.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 49.9% 23.9% 9.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.5% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.9% 6.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
East High School65%0.3Des Moines, IA
Carver Elementary52%0.7Des Moines, IA
Capitol View Elementary School51%0.7Des Moines, IA
Phillips Elementary77%1.5Des Moines, IA
Cattell Elementary School57%1.5Des Moines, IA
Moulton Elementary School47%1.5Des Moines, IA
Downtown School90%1.6Des Moines, IA
North High School52%1.6Des Moines, IA
Findley Elementary School62%1.8Des Moines, IA
Garton Elementary59%1.9Des Moines, IA
Walnut Street School70%1.9Des Moines, IA
Harding Middle School54%2.0Des Moines, IA

Des Moines demographics profile

StatisticDes MoinesIowaNational
Population212,8593,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,4075591
Median age33.738.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%60%55%
Speak English83%92%79%
Speak Spanish9%4%13%

Education level achieved in Des Moines

IndexDes MoinesIowaNational
Completed 8th grade82.6%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school81.4%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college56.8%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.8%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.2%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters7.5%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Hiatt Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.