Delaware Elementary School

  • Delaware Elementary School serves 450 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • Delaware Elementary School's student population of 450 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Delaware Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Delaware Elementary School is 0.37, 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#885 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
77%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Delaware 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)
79%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
11%
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Black
6%
6%
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White
79%
77%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Delaware Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.370.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delaware 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 NameSoutheast Polk Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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