Carver Elementary School

  • Carver Elementary School serves 573 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 23%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Carver Elementary School's student population of 573 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students573 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Carver Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carver Elementary School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#1234 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carver Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
51%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Carver Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
28%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Carver Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
12%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Carver Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Carver Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.650.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Carver Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Carver Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDes Moines Independent Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Des Moines East High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2329 students
    0.5 miles
    815 E 13th St
    Des Moines, IA 50316
    (515)242-7788
    0.5 9-12 2329
  • Des Moines Hiatt Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 592 students
    0.7 miles
    1430 E. University Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50316
    (515)242-7774
    0.7 6-8 592
  • Des Moines Moulton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 483 students
    1.0 miles
    1541 8th Street
    Des Moines, IA 50314
    (515)242-8427
    1.0 PK-5 483
  • Des Moines Capitol View Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 598 students
    1.1 miles
    320 E. 16th
    Des Moines, IA 50316
    (515)242-8402
    1.1 PK-5 598
  • Des Moines North High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1274 students
    1.3 miles
    501 Holcomb Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50313
    (515)242-7200
    1.3 9-12 1274

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