Four Mile Elementary School

670 Se 68th St
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Four Mile Elementary School serves 430 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Four Mile Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (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 87% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Four Mile Elementary School's student population of 430 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students430 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Four Mile Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Four Mile Elementary School is 0.32, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#185 out of 1232 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
82%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSoutheast Polk Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Four Mile Elementary School is Southeast Polk High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southeast Polk Junior High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spring Creek - 6th Grade (2.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pleasant Hill Southeast Polk High School Math: 81% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,073 students
    2.0 miles
    7945 Ne University Ave.
    Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
    (515) 967-6631
    2 9-12 2,073
  • Pleasant Hill Spring Creek - 6th Grade Math: 84% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6 | 577 students
    2.1 miles
    8031 Ne University Ave.
    Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
    (515) 967-5533
    2.1 6 577
  • Pleasant Hill Southeast Polk Junior High School Math: 83% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,049 student
    2.2 miles
    8325 Ne University Ave.
    Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
    (515) 967-5509
    2.2 7-8 1,049
  • Pleasant Hill Pleasant Hill Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 269 students
    2.5 miles
    4801 E Oakwood Dr
    Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
    (515) 242-8432
    2.5 PK-5 269
  • Altoona Clay Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 644 students
    3.0 miles
    3200 First Avenue S.
    Altoona, IA 50009
    (515) 967-4198
    3 PK-5 644

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