Atkins Elementary School

217 4th Ave
Atkins, IA 52206
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Atkins Elementary School serves 371 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Atkins 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Atkins Elementary School's student population of 371 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students371 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Atkins Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Atkins Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#764 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
n/a
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
97%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBenton Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Atkins Elementary School is Thomas Jefferson High School (8.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Taft Middle School (6.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Coolidge Elementary School (6.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cedar Rapids Coolidge Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 477 students
    6.2 miles
    6225 1st Ave Sw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
    (319) 558-2167
    6.2 PK-5 477
  • Cedar Rapids Truman Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 290 students
    6.6 miles
    441 West Post Rd Nw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
    (319) 558-2375
    6.6 K-5 290
  • Cedar Rapids Taft Middle School Math: 77% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 592 students
    6.7 miles
    5200 E Ave Nw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
    (319) 558-2243
    6.7 6-8 592
  • Norway Norway Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-6 | 327 students
    7.0 miles
    100 School Drive
    Norway, IA 52318
    (319) 227-7142
    7 4-6 327
  • Shellsburg Shellsburg Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 251 students
    7.1 miles
    203 Cottage St
    Shellsburg, IA 52332
    (319) 436-4728
    7.1 PK-5 251

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