Cleveland Elementary School serves 348 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Cleveland 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 35-39% (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 45-49% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic and Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 348 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 48%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in IA
- Math Proficiency: 35-39% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 45-49% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Cleveland Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Cleveland Elementary School's student population of 348 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Cleveland 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 Cleveland Elementary School is 0.66, 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
#1145 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 Cleveland Elementary School's ranking?
Cleveland Elementary School is ranked #1145 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?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Cleveland Elementary School?
348 students attend Cleveland Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Cleveland Elementary School students are White, 24% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cleveland Elementary School?
Cleveland Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Cleveland Elementary School offer ?
Cleveland Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Cleveland Elementary School part of?
Cleveland Elementary School is part of Cedar Rapids Community School District.
The new Principal at Cleveland Elementary replaced the morning ritual of reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to a RahRah Song. Saying the Pledge helps children gain ownership, respect, and pride in our nation. Her decision is anti-American and hurts our children! @CRSCHOOLS
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