Douma Elementary School

  • Douma Elementary School serves 334 students in grades Kindergarten-1.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Douma Elementary School's student population of 334 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-1
Total Students334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Douma Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Douma Elementary School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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Hispanic
25%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Douma Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Douma Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
69%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Douma Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Douma Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Iowa by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Douma Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.460.24
This chart display the diversity score of Douma Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Douma Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Douma 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 NameOttumwa Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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