Durant Elementary School

408 7th St
Durant, IA 52747
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 342 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Durant 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 14:1 is equal to 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-6
  • Enrollment: 342 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : Top 20% in IA
  • : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 30%)
  • : 70-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Durant Elementary School's student population of 342 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
342 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Durant 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 Durant 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%
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75-79%
70%
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70-79%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
93%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.13
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Durant Elementary School's ranking?
Durant Elementary School is ranked #196 out of 1,233 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Durant Elementary School often compared to?
Durant Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lisbon Elementary School, Washington Elementary School by visitors of our site.
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 Durant Elementary School?
342 students attend Durant Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Durant Elementary School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Durant Elementary School?
Durant Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Durant Elementary School offer ?
Durant Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Durant Elementary School part of?
Durant Elementary School is part of Durant Comm School District.

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First Day of School
August 23, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 342 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 30%)
  • : 70-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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