Four Mile Elementary School serves 450 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Four Mile 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 76% (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 70% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 450 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 24%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in IA
- Math Proficiency: 76% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 70% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Four Mile Elementary School's student population of 450 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Four Mile 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 Four Mile Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#434 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: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Four Mile Elementary School's ranking?
Four Mile Elementary School is ranked #434 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Four Mile Elementary School often compared to?
Four Mile Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Runnells Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
76% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 70% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Four Mile Elementary School?
450 students attend Four Mile Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Four Mile Elementary School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Four Mile Elementary School?
Four Mile Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Four Mile Elementary School offer ?
Four Mile Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Four Mile Elementary School part of?
Four Mile Elementary School is part of Southeast Polk Community School District.
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