535 N Chestnut Ave
Earlham, IA 50072
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Earlham Elementary School serves 323 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Earlham Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 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 Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

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

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School Overview

Earlham Elementary School's student population of 323 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
323 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Earlham Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Earlham Elementary School is 0.13, 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 Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#470 out of 1227 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
93%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 323 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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