Edwards Elementary School serves 415 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Edwards Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 65-69% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic and Black).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 415 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 38%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in IA
- Math Proficiency: 70-74% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 65-69% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Edwards Elementary School's student population of 415 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Edwards 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 Edwards Elementary School is 0.58, which is more 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
#512 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 Edwards Elementary School's ranking?
Edwards Elementary School is ranked #512 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Edwards Elementary School often compared to?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Edwards Elementary School?
415 students attend Edwards Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Edwards Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Asian, and 7% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Edwards Elementary School?
Edwards Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Edwards Elementary School offer ?
Edwards Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Edwards Elementary School part of?
Edwards Elementary School is part of Ames Comm School District.
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