Edwards Elementary School

  • Edwards Elementary School serves 396 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Edwards Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Edwards Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Edwards Elementary School's student population of 396 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students396 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Edwards Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Edwards Elementary School is 0.55, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank#459 out of 1232 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
9%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
12%
6%
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White
65%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Edwards Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.550.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Edwards Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmes Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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