Dexter Elementary School

  • Dexter Elementary School serves 175 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • Dexter Elementary School operates within the West Central Valley Community School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 175 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 175 students
Dexter Elementary School Total Students (2003-2015)
Gender % Dexter Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Dexter Elementary School Total Teachers (2003-2015)
Students by Grade Dexter Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 15:1
Dexter Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2015)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Dexter Elementary School Asian Students (2007-2013)
Hispanic
8%
10%
Dexter Elementary School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
n/a
5%
Dexter Elementary School Black Students (2002-2008)
White
85%
78%
Dexter Elementary School White Students (2003-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Dexter Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Dexter Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Dexter Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.27 0.22
Dexter Elementary School Diversity Score (2003-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
39%
34%
Dexter Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
7%
Dexter Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • West Central Valley Community School District's student population of 886 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,940 in this district is less than the state average of $13,242. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,695 is higher than the state average of $12,536. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District Name West Central Valley Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 886 673
West Central Valley Community School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $9 MM
West Central Valley Community School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $13 MM $8 MM
West Central Valley Community School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,940 $13,242
West Central Valley Community School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,695 $12,536
West Central Valley Community School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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  • StuartWest Central Valley High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 266 students
    3.7 miles
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    StuartIA 50250
    (515)523-1313
    3.79-12266
  • StuartStuart Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 245 students
    4.6 miles
    320 N.e. 3rd St
    StuartIA 50250
    (515)523-1018
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  • RedfieldWest Central Valley Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 200 students
    5.4 miles
    1375 High St.
    RedfieldIA 50233
    (515)833-2331
    5.46-8200
  • EarlhamEarlham Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 345 students
    5.6 miles
    535 N Chestnut Ave
    EarlhamIA 50072
    (515)758-2213
    5.6PK-6345
  • EarlhamEarlham Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 98 students
    5.6 miles
    535 N Chestnut Ave
    EarlhamIA 50072
    (515)758-2214
    5.67-898

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