Diagonal Elementary School

  • Diagonal Elementary School serves 65 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Diagonal 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Diagonal Elementary School's student population of 65 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students65 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Diagonal Elementary 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Diagonal Elementary School is 0.07, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#976 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
White
100%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Diversity Score0.070.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Diagonal Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDiagonal Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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