Central Ward Elementary School
Central Ward Elementary School serves 212 students in grades Kindergarten-1.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 71%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).
Central Ward Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Central Ward Elementary School's student population of 212 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Central Ward Elementary School is 0.13, 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 Data
State Level (IA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(11-12)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(11-12)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education
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