Dexter Elementary School

Dexter Elementary School serves 153 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 21%.
Dexter Elementary School operates within the West Central Valley Community School District.

School Overview

The student population of 153 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 153 students
Dexter Elementary School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % Dexter Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Dexter Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Dexter Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 15:1
Dexter Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
6%
10%
Dexter Elementary School Black Students (2004-2014)
White
87%
79%
Dexter Elementary School White Students (2004-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Dexter Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.24 0.37
Dexter Elementary School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
36%
34%
Dexter Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
Dexter Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

West Central Valley Community School District's student population of 884 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,446 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name West Central Valley Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 884 655
West Central Valley Community   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $12 MM n/a
West Central Valley Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $22 MM n/a
West Central Valley Community   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $11,446 n/a
West Central Valley Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $21,502 n/a
West Central Valley Community   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is West Central Valley High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Central Valley Middle School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stuart Elementary School (4.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • StuartWest Central Valley High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 271 students
    3.7 miles
    3299 White Pole Rd
    StuartIA 50250
    (515)523-1313
    3.79-12271
  • StuartStuart Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 270 students
    4.6 miles
    320 N.e. 3rd St
    StuartIA 50250
    (515)523-1018
    4.6PK-5270
  • RedfieldWest Central Valley Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 190 students
    5.4 miles
    1375 High St
    RedfieldIA 50233
    (515)833-2331
    5.46-8190
  • EarlhamEarlham Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 343 students
    5.6 miles
    535 North Chestnut Ave
    EarlhamIA 50072
    (515)758-2213
    5.6PK-6343
  • EarlhamEarlham Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 98 students
    5.6 miles
    535 North Chestnut Ave
    EarlhamIA 50072
    (515)758-2214
    5.67-898

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