Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary School

2526 Ashworth Drive
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
10/
10
Top 5%
Serving 463 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 88% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 463 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : Top 5% in IA
  • : 85% (Top 10%)
  • : 88% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary School's student population of 463 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
463 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (IA)
#31 out of 1221 schools
(Top 5%)
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85%
64%
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88%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
91%
73%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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0.17
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary School's ranking?
Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary School is ranked #31 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary School often compared to?
Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Helen A Hansen Elementary School, Southdale Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
85% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 88% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary School?
463 students attend Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary School students are White, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary School?
Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary School offer ?
Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary School part of?
Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary School is part of Cedar Falls Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 463 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 85% (Top 10%)
  • : 88% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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