Bedford Elementary School

  • Bedford Elementary School serves 241 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bedford Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Bedford Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Bedford Elementary School's student population of 241 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students241 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bedford Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bedford Elementary School is 0.08, 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 School Rank#346 out of 1232 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
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6%
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White
95%
77%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.080.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBedford Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Bedford Elementary School is Bedford High School (0.0 miles away)
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