Cardinal Elementary Elementary School

  • Cardinal Elementary Elementary School serves 476 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is lower than 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.
  • Cardinal Elementary 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 student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Cardinal Elementary Elementary School's student population of 476 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students476 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cardinal Elementary 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cardinal Elementary Elementary School is 0.18, 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#862 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
90%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.180.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCardinal Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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