Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center

80 S 2nd St
Calamus, IA 52729
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
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Top 50%
Serving 246 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 70%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 246 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : Top 50% in IA
  • : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-69% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center's student population of 246 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
246 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center ranks within the top 50% of all 1,233 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center is 0.15, 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.
This School
State Level (IA)
#609 out of 1233 schools
(Top 50%)
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70-74%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
65-69%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60-69%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
92%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.15
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center's ranking?
Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center is ranked #609 out of 1,233 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% IA state average).
How many students attend Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center?
246 students attend Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center?
Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center offer ?
Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center part of?
Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center is part of Calamus-Wheatland Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 246 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-69% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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