Fred Becker Elementary School

  • Fred Becker Elementary School serves 501 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Fred Becker Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Fred Becker Elementary School's student population of 501 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students501 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fred Becker Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Fred Becker Elementary School is 0.69, 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#1164 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
11%
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Black
24%
6%
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White
48%
76%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
14%
4%
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Diversity Score0.690.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaterloo Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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