Dunkerton Elementary School

509 Canfield
Dunkerton, IA 50626
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 198 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Dunkerton Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 70%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 198 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : Top 20% in IA
  • : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-79% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Dunkerton Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Dunkerton Elementary School's student population of 198 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
198 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Dunkerton Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,233 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Dunkerton Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IA)
#196 out of 1233 schools
(Top 20%)
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80-84%
64%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dunkerton 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 2021-22 school year data.
75-79%
70%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dunkerton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60-79%
63%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Dunkerton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
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7%
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White
93%
73%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dunkerton Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Iowa.
0.13
This chart displays the diversity score of Dunkerton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dunkerton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dunkerton Elementary School's ranking?
Dunkerton Elementary School is ranked #196 out of 1,233 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80-84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% IA state average).
How many students attend Dunkerton Elementary School?
198 students attend Dunkerton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Dunkerton Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dunkerton Elementary School?
Dunkerton Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Dunkerton Elementary School offer ?
Dunkerton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Dunkerton Elementary School part of?
Dunkerton Elementary School is part of Dunkerton Comm School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
SCHOOL CLOSED FOR FLOOR REFINISHING
July 22, 2024 (Monday)
SCHOOL CLOSED FOR FLOOR REFINISHING
July 23, 2024 (Tuesday)
SCHOOL CLOSED FOR FLOOR REFINISHING
July 24, 2024 (Wednesday)
SCHOOL CLOSED FOR FLOOR REFINISHING
July 25, 2024 (Thursday)
SCHOOL CLOSED FOR FLOOR REFINISHING
July 26, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 198 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-79% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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