1140 15th St
De Witt, IA 52742
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Ekstrand Elementary School serves 465 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Ekstrand Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (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 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Ekstrand Elementary School's student population of 465 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students
465 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Ekstrand Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Ekstrand Elementary School is 0.17, 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
#313 out of 1227 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
91%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Students: 465 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17 (Top 50%)

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