Cornell Elementary School

  • Cornell Elementary School serves 532 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (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 61% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Cornell Elementary School's student population of 532 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students532 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cornell Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cornell Elementary School is 0.40, 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#1093 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
17%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cornell Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cornell Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
76%
77%
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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 Cornell Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.400.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSaydel Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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  • Ankeny Crocker Elementary School
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