Cornell Elementary School

  • Cornell Elementary School serves 531 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 65-69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cornell 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 15:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Cornell Elementary School's student population of 531 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students531 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cornell 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cornell Elementary School is 0.33, 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 Testing Rank#1032 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
17%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
76%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.330.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cornell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSaydel Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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    2.4 miles
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    2.5 miles
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