Cora B Darling Elementary School

  • Cora B Darling Elementary School serves 405 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (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 48% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Cora B Darling Elementary School's student population of 405 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cora B Darling Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cora B Darling Elementary School is 0.59, 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#1184 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
77%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cora B Darling Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cora B Darling 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 Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
56%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cora B Darling Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
10%
6%
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White
31%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cora B Darling 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
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cora B Darling Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.590.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cora B Darling 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
12%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cora B Darling 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 NamePostville Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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