Elma Elementary School

Elma Elementary School serves 45 students in grades PK - 3.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 21%.
Elma Elementary School operates within the Howard-winneshiek Community School District.

School Overview

The student population of 45 students has declined by 31% over five years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 42% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-3
Total Students 45 students
Elma Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Elma Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Elma Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Elma Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 15:1
Elma Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
2%
10%
Elma Elementary School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
92%
79%
Elma Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Elma Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Elma Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.15 0.22
Elma Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2014)
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.
35%
34%
Elma Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
22%
7%
Elma Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,300 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,648 is less than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,709 is less than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Howard-winneshiek Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 1,300 670
Howard-winneshiek Community   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $16 MM $7 MM
Howard-winneshiek Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $16 MM $7 MM
Howard-winneshiek Community   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,648 $11,259
Howard-winneshiek Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,709 $11,298
Howard-winneshiek Community   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Riceville High School (9.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Riceville High School (9.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Riceville Elementary School (9.8 miles away)
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    RicevilleIA 50466
    (641)985-2288
    9.8KG-5144
  • RicevilleRiceville High School
    9.8 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 163 students912 Woodland Ave
    RicevilleIA 50466
    (641)985-2288
    9.86-12163
  • New HamptonEducation Options High School
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    13.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 11 students710 West Main
    New HamptonIA 50659
    (641)394-2144
    13.99-1211
  • New HamptonNew Hampton High School
    13.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 339 students710 West Main
    New HamptonIA 50659
    (641)394-2144
    13.99-12339
  • New HamptonNew Hampton Elementary School
    14 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 447 students206 West Main
    New HamptonIA 50659
    (641)394-5858
    14PK-4447

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