Cal Elementary School serves 146 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Cal 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 146 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
- Minority Enrollment: 42%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in IA
- Math Proficiency: 50-59% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 60-69% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Cal Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
Cal Elementary School's student population of 146 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Cal Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Cal Elementary School is 0.50, 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
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#905 out of 1221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Cal Elementary School's ranking?
Cal Elementary School is ranked #905 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 60-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Cal Elementary School?
146 students attend Cal Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Cal Elementary School students are White, 41% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cal Elementary School?
Cal Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Cal Elementary School offer ?
Cal Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Cal Elementary School part of?
Cal Elementary School is part of CAL Community School District.
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