Cunningham School

1224 Mobile St
Waterloo, IA 50703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Cunningham School serves 403 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Cunningham 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 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Cunningham School's student population of 403 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students403 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Cunningham 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 diversity score of Cunningham School is 0.50, which is more 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
#1215 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
11%
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Black
69%
6%
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White
12%
76%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.500.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaterloo Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cunningham School is East High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Expo Alternative Learning Center (1.1 miles away)
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