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 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 20% 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 stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 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
Elma Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
2%
10%
Elma Elementary School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
92%
79%
Elma Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Elma 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.
0.15 0.37
Elma Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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 (1990-2014)
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 (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Howard-winneshiek Community School District's student population of 1,380 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,648 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Howard-winneshiek Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 1,380 655
Howard-winneshiek Community   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $16 MM n/a
Howard-winneshiek Community   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $16 MM n/a
Howard-winneshiek Community   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,648 n/a
Howard-winneshiek Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,709 n/a
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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