805 Academic Ave
Creston, IA 50801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Creston Elementary School serves 508 students in grades 1-5.
Creston 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Creston Elementary School's student population of 508 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
508 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Creston Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Creston Elementary School is 0.21, 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
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State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#864 out of 1227 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
89%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Students: 508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.21 (Btm 50%)

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