1016 S 3rd Ave
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Anson Elementary School serves 293 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Anson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 293 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Anson Elementary School's student population of 293 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
293 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Anson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Anson Elementary School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1100 out of 1227 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
15%
3%
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Hispanic
61%
12%
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Black
3%
7%
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White
16%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 69% IA state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).

How many students attend Anson Elementary School?

293 students attend Anson Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

61% of Anson Elementary School students are Hispanic, 16% of students are White, 15% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Anson Elementary School?

Anson Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.

What grades does Anson Elementary School offer ?

Anson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 293 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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