Dunkerton Elementary School serves 198 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Dunkerton Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
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).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 198 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 7%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in IA
- Math Proficiency: 75-79% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 55-59% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Dunkerton Elementary School's student population of 198 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Dunkerton Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#591 out of 1221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) 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 #591 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% 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.
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