Ernest Horn Elementary School
Ernest Horn Elementary School serves 412 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Ernest Horn Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (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 67% (which is lower 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 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).
Ernest Horn Elementary School's student population of 412 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Ernest Horn Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Ernest Horn Elementary School is 0.71, 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 Data
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#638 out of 1227 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education
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