Fort Madison Middle School

615 18th St, Fort Madison, IA 52627 | (319) 372-4687
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 496
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4 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 496 middle school students from grades 6-8
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Todd Dirth
  • Fax: (319) 372-0378
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 496
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 39.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 252 (50.8%)
  • Females: 244 (49.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 43 (8.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 191 (38.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 234 (47.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Fort Madison Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Fort Madison Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade18637.5%
7th Grade15130.4%
8th Grade15932.1%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 81%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:19%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 11 Years
  • Average Salary: $42,116
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Fort Madison Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$34,92244%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$47,71056%
Source: IA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4

4 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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2 reviews for Fort Madison Middle School

  • Reviewed by Student on February 06, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is very amazing. I'm going to miss it a lot. The teachers here are awsome and do their best to teach us with what we have. I think all of our programs are very strong. Principal is very nice. Vice principal needs to lighten up a little. Homework is not a problem. People say teachers give too much but they don't...some students do not use their time wisley in class. If anything some teachers could be more strict. There is a group of students in 8th grade who need to be told that they need to treat people better. Our sports teams are very least most of them. Track, Cross Country, and Volleyball are all very good. 7th grade basketball is pretty good. 8th grade boys basketball are horrible! They haven't won a single game in their middle school careers! Football is ok. We usually go around 2-3 or 3-2 each year.
  • Reviewed by Student on May 08, 2009
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school (where I'm sitting right now) is decent. The principal and vice principal are very nice. The school is with out a good reading program. The math and science departments have won newmerus awards. As you can see the spelling here is not that strong ether. Most teachers are vary caring, however the eighth grade teachers are...whats the word...they do there best to liven classes up but usaly offend some people. The track teams are very competitive along with volleyball. The foot ball team is horrible! There are many clubs to join. They are currently debating building a new school, do to the number of children. 6th grade home work is alittle to much, or at leased mine was. 7th grade (depending on teachers) are highly to much! The teachers are very pushy to make highter grades. The 8th grade homework is very light.

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